Blossom bowl

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Middle Minoan III - Late Minoan I
about 1650–1450 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.138

Medium or Technique

Serpentine

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black steatite “blossom bowl.” Broken, repaired, small section missing and restored in plaster. Lid intact, brownish-black stone. Peter Warren via Christine Lilyquist, March 24, 1995: chlorite.

Provenance

By date unknown: Adelene Moffat Collection; bequeathed by Adelene Moffat to MFA in memory of Mrs. Harriet Boyd; accessioned by MFA, February 14, 1957

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Adelene Moffat in memory of Mrs. Harriet Boyd