London, South Kensington
20 October 1999
A MIDDLE HELLADIC GREY MINYAN WARE KANDILA
TROY III TYPE, CIRCA 2000-1550 B.C.
The hemispherical body with concave base, bevelled shoulder and tall slightly inward tapering cylindrical neck, with twin pierced lug handles, incised decoration around the shoulder of dotted triangles dividing dotted circles
6 in. (15.2 cm.) high
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Cf. R. Higgins, Minoan and Mycenaean Art, London, 1986, pp. 68-69 for Minyan Ware; and C. W. Blegen, Troy and the Trojans, London and New York, 1963, p. 96, fig. 22 for the shape.
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