Marble spouted bowl

Period: Early Cycladic II

Date: ca. 2700–2200 B.C.

Culture: Cycladic

Medium: Marble

Dimensions: H. 3 5/8 in. (9.1 cm)
diameter 6 13/16 in. (17.3 cm)
length 7 15/16 in. (20.2 cm)

Classification: Miscellaneous-Stone Vases

Credit Line: Gift of Judy and Michael Steinhardt, 2001

Accession Number: 2001.766


The artistry of Cycladic marble-workers is evident in the stone vases as well as in figures. This example is exceptional for the thinness of the walls, the finely articulated spout, and the large size.