- Museum number
Pottery squat alabastron, Furumark Shape 81. Wheel-made baggy body on a rounded base with an everted rim; three vertical loop handles around the shoulder. Painted in the Marine Style with a frieze of large argonauts (FM 22) in a marine landscape with seaweed and rocks (FM 28). Base painted with wheel pattern (FM 68).
- Production date
Diameter: 20 centimetres
Height: 11.50 centimetres
Weight: 1.10 kilograms
- Curator's comments
- Murray, A.S. (1890). A Vase of the Mykenai Type in New York. American Journal of Archaeology and of the History of the Fine Arts VI (4): 437-444
Walters, H.B. (1897). On Some Antiquities of the Mycenaean Age Recently Acquired by the British Museum. JHS 17: 63-77.
p. 40 (note 6), 147 (note 4), 162 (note 13), 164 (note 8)
Furumark, A. (1941), The Mycenaean Pottery. Analysis and Classification.
Stubbings, F. (1951), Mycenaean Pottery from the Levant
p. 218 (No Provenance No. 1)
Mountjoy, P. A. (1984). The Marine Style Pottery of LMIB/LHIIA: Towards a Corpus. BSA 79: 161-219.
- On display (G12/dc7)
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number