London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A MINOAN STONE JAR
EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
The body of shouldered conical form with slightly incurved sides tapering to the flat base, pronounced shoulder with three vertical lug handles, shallow concave interior, 5¼ in. (13.2 cm.) high; a Greek bronze patera and handle, the rounded bowl with everted rim, the base with concentric circles, the detached handle in the form of a swan's head terminal wearing a triple collar, with a collar and foliate attachment plate; and another shallow dish with concentric ringed base, both circa 1st Century B.C./A.D., 7 in. (17.6 cm.) diam. max. (3)
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