Spouted jar (beaker)
Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Early Minoan I -III Period
Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos
11 cm (4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Calcite, banded limestone or travertine
Not On View
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.
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.
Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker