Spouted jar (beaker)

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Early Minoan I -III Period
2600–2000 B.C.

Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos


11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Calcite, banded limestone or travertine

Not On View


The Ancient World



Thin walled jar reveals the color (brown and tan) and swirling pattern of the travertine. A small spout on one side and small horizontal pierced handles. Broken and put together.


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.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker