Bowl

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Early Minoan II B Period


Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos

Dimensions

6.5 x 16 x 15.5 cm (2 9/16 x 6 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.658

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Broad flat bowl with flat base and an offset rim with a small vertical loop handle almost separated from the rim. Buff gray clay with pockmarks and grit, red-gray-brown stick-burnished surface. White incrustation in the interior; the colors outside vary from dark brown by the handle to bright red in the center to gray at the foot and black on the base.

Provenance

From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker