Cup fragment

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Early Minoan III Period

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 031.


4 x 6.2 cm (1 9/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White on Dark Ware

Not On View


The Ancient World



Fragment of cup. Decoration, groups of three lines running obliquely from top to bottom. Buff on dark ground.

This sherd and six others were confirmed by neutron activation and/or cluster analysis to be from Mochlos by P. Betancourt, White on Dark, Chapter 12, MFA nos. (09.573), (09.574), (09.575), (09.575bis.Ap.2) (09.692), (09.575bis.Ap.3) (09.691), (09.66).


According to Fairbanks, Catalogue: from Mochlos, Crete; Sent by the Candia Museum in recognition of a gift from Mrs. T. James Bowlker for the excavations by Richard B. Seager; gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker to MFA, December 29, 1909

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker