London, South Kensington
29 October 2003
A MYCENAEAN POTTERY STIRRUP JAR
13TH-12TH CENTURY B.C.
With globular body tapering to a low ring base, a false neck flanked by twin handles and a spout, the orange-brown painted decoration consisting of two sets of triangle motifs on the shoulder flanking the spout, and a 'landscape' of arc-filled and plain semicircular motifs opposite, a band with groups of vertical lines around the body with sets of plain lines and bands above and below
5 in. (12.7 cm.) high
Acquired in 1978.
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