Bowl

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Middle Minoan III Period


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 041.

Dimensions

16.8 cm (6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.566

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bowl. Globular body and rather small mouth. Decoration, in black turning to red, on buff, glazed ground. At top and bottom a band with vertical stripes. In the middle a broad band with curvilinear and spiral decoration in white. Above this a band of crescents. Put together from many fragments. Incomplete; about half missing.

Provenance

According to Fairbanks, Catalogue: from Mochlos, Crete; Sent by the Candia Museum in recognition of a gift from Mrs. T. James Bowlker for the excavations by Richard B. Seager; gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker to MFA, December 29, 1909

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker