Rare Minoan jug in beige terracotta dating from the 3rd millennium BC.
Ancient Greek ceramics from the Crete region.
Fusiform belly, flat bottom, wide cylindrical neck and long oblique slightly coiled spout. A handle connects the shoulder to the lower part of the neck.
Height: 24.5 cm - Well preserved - Restored.
Dating: 2600 to 1950 BC Minoan to Minoan 1A
for a related example, but with paintings, see Liverpool museum entry number 55.66.75 from the Bosanquet collection.
Provenance: The Supplier warrants that is has obtained this lot in a legal manner
Purchased by the current owner in 2019 in France from auction, R.V.
. Previous owners history: old French collection
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- Ancient Greek
- Rare Minoan spouted jug - 3rd millennium BC
- 24.5×14.3×12.7 cm
- Century/ Timeframe
- 2600 / 1950 avant J.-C.
- Very good condition, restoration