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Spouted jar (beaker)

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Thin walled jar reveals the color (brown and tan) and swirling pattern of the travertine. A small spout on one side and small horizontal pierced handles. Broken and put together.

Provenance

1909: found in the cemetery at Mochlos; gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker to MFA, January 14, 1909

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Early Minoan I -III Period, 2600–2000 B.C.

Findspot

Mochlos, Crete, Greece

Dimensions

11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.18

Medium or Technique

Calcite, banded limestone or travertine

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels