It is not certain what the "frying pans" in question were used for.
Those are decorated may have had a religious function while the plain ones were probably utilitarian utensils.
This piece, with a forked handic, has a decoration of incised spiral motifs representing the waves of the sea.
A typical boat of the Cyclades with numerous oars and its stern adorned by a fish, is portrayed in the centre.
The scene is surrounded by a frieze of triangle.