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Bird's nest bowl

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Bowl. Walls very thick. Repaired. Red-orange color.

Provenance

In 1909: sent by the Cretan Museum in return for donor's contribution (from Mochlos, Crete); recorded as gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker to MFA, December 29, 1909

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Early Minoan III-Middle Minoan II, about 2200–1750 B.C.

Findspot

Mochlos, Crete, Greece

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.); diameter of opening: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.598

Medium or Technique

Calcite: limestone or marble from Cape Matapan (Mani) in the southern Peloponnesos

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels