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Decorated form of bird's nest bowl with leaf design resembling lotus flowers.

Provenance

In 1909: sent by the Cretan Museum in return for donor's contribution (found at 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, Middle Minoan III-Late Minoan I, about 1750–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Mochlos, Crete, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.) diameter of cover: 8.4 cm.

Accession Number

09.591a-b

Medium or Technique

Serpentine

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels