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Fragment of shallow bowl

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Fragment of shallow bowl. Clay gritty, dull red, poorly baked; slip dark brown varying to black.

Provenance

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

Early Aegean, Neolithic period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 009.

Dimensions

11.5 x 17.5 cm (4 1/2 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.411

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels