Jar

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Early Minoan II-III Period
about 2600–2000 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 4.7 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.27

Medium or Technique

Calcite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bottle. Light brown and cream colored. Globular body, flattened at bottom. Raised ring around neck. Flat rim. Calcite (Peter Warren: letter from Christine Lilyquist, March 24, 1995)

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