881 - Passage of Time
During Mycenaean times are was a way of recording their Mediterranean sea life of trade. Many denizens of the waters were placed on pottery, a functional are form that told their story.
A popular motif was the octopus, whose tentacles filled every vacant surface of a jar.
H. 39 1/4" W. 60 1/4"
Taylor, Lord William. The Mycenaeans. Thames & Hudson, Ltd., 1964. pp. 27, 28.