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Blossom bowl

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Black steatite "blossom bowl." Broken, repaired, small section missing and restored in plaster. Lid intact, brownish-black stone. Peter Warren via Christine Lilyquist, March 24, 1995: chlorite.

Provenance

By date unknown: Adelene Moffat Collection; bequeathed by Adelene Moffat to MFA in memory of Mrs. Harriet Boyd; accessioned by MFA, February 14, 1957

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Adelene Moffat in memory of Mrs. Harriet Boyd

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Middle Minoan III - Late Minoan I, about 1650–1450 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.138

Medium or Technique

Serpentine

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels