Jug

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Early Minoan III Period
about 2200–2000 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 022.

Dimensions

Height: 19.9 cm (7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.552

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White-on-dark ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Jug. Spherical body, tilted spout. Knobs on side of neck. Decoration, careless horizontal bands and spirals, buff on reddish brown ground. About half the vase is lacking.

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