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High-beaked jar

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High-beaked jar. Beak broken off and attached. Cracked and a piece broken out of body. Red slip.


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, Minoan, Bronze Age, Early Minoan II Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 005.


17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic; Vasiliki Ware


The Ancient World