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Three-Handled Squat Jar (Alabastron)
Three-Handled Squat Jar (Alabastron)
Date:
1400 BC–1300 BC
Location:
Not on display
Media:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
3 1/8 x 3 3/4 (8 x 9.5 cm)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Culture/People:
Mycenaean
Accession Number:
1925.361
Acquisition Date:
1925-05-25
Credit Line:

Gift of the Queen of Greece through Alma de Bretteville Spreckels

Low cylindrical body (alabastron shape), with carinated shoulder, concave neck, and beveled rim; flat base; three horizontal handles on shoulder, unevenly spaced; one interspace is much narrower than other two. Mouth and neck painted inside and outside. Cross-hatched panels on shoulder between the handles. Horizontal bands of varying width on body and handles.

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