Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Early Minoan II-III Period
about 2600–2000 B.C.
Height: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Banded limestone (travertine)
Not On View
Bowl. On three sides the rim projects slightly to form horizontal handles. On the fourth side is a spout. Flattened at the bottom. Brown and café au lait color. Intact. Material: first called alabaster, changed to banded tufa. R. Newman, 4/25/94: calcite, banded limestone, could be called travertine.
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