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Side-beaked jar

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Side-beaked jar. Large beak, with raised disk on either side. Part of mouth missing. Red slip on exterior.

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, Minoan, Bronze Age, Early Minoan II B Period, about 2400–2200 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 003.

Dimensions

Height x length: 13.5 x 24 cm (5 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.549

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Vasilikware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels