Beaker

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Early Minoan II-III Period


Dimensions

12.2 cm (4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.19

Medium or Technique

Stone; "Minoan banded marble" (Peter Warren: letter from Christine Lilyquist, March 24, 1995)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Vase. Tapering towards the foot. Cream colored marble with gray strips around the top and one near the bottom. Broken and put together. Three small fragments missing.

Provenance

1908, excavated at the cemetery of Mochlos, Crete, by Richard Berry Seager (b. 1882 - d. 1925), acquired in the division of finds, and shipped to the MFA [see note]. (Accession Date: January 14, 1909)

NOTE: In recognition of support provided for excavations provided by Mrs. T. James Bowlker.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker