Bird's nest bowl
Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Early Minoan III-Middle Minoan II
about 2200–1750 B.C.
Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos
Diameter: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.); diameter of opening: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Calcite: limestone or marble from Cape Matapan (Mani) in the southern Peloponnesos
Not On View
Bowl. Walls very thick. Repaired. Red-orange color.
In 1909: sent by the Cretan Museum in return for donor's contribution (from Mochlos, Crete); recorded as gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker to MFA, December 29, 1909
Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker