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Miniature Jug

Archaic
ca. 600 BCE
Clay

3 9/16 x 2 13/16 x 3/16 in. (9.1 x 7.1 x 0.5 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.36
Geography: Europe, Greece
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Jugs
Findspot: "Rhodes" is inscribed on the bottom of the vessel in pencil, we do not know if the inscription indicates that the jug was made or found or purchased in Rhodes.

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  • Archaic - Refers to the pottery style found in Persia around 6000 BCE. The style is characterized by fine, plain buff pottery tempered with straw that is sometimes decorated with simple red or orange painted designs.
  • miniature - Use to describe objects and beings of a reduced size or scale compared to the average or normal range for its kind.

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Provenance History
  • Owner Name: Clarissa Compton Dryden, Class of 1932, MA 1935
    Role: Donor
    Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA
    Acquisition Method: Inheritance
    Disposal Method: Donation
    Ownership Start Date: 1925
    Ownership End Date: 1950's to 1980's
    Remarks: A relative of archaeologist, Charles Densmore Curtis (1875-1925), Dryden presented the Ella Riegel Museum with items she inherited from his collection of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan artifacts throughout the 1950s-1980s


  • Owner Name: Charles Densmore Curtis (1875-1925)
    Role: Collector
    Disposal Method: Bequest
    Ownership Start Date: Likely ca. 1900
    Ownership End Date: 1925


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