Bowl

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


Dimensions

2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.28

Medium or Technique

Stone; Steatite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bowl. Dark green steatite. A spout at the rim and a long horizontal handle at one side. A small piece broken out of the rim. (Aegean catalogue ms.: chlorite or serpentine)

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