Spouted jar (beaker)

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


Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos

Dimensions

11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.18

Medium or Technique

Calcite, banded limestone or travertine

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Thin walled jar reveals the color (brown and tan) and swirling pattern of the travertine. A small spout on one side and small horizontal pierced handles. Broken and put together.

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