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Cup, double

Loop-handle. Has four feet. Decorations in brown, cross-hatched lines. Handle repaired.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

Cypriote, Bronze Age, Middle Cypriote III Period, about 1700–1600 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 129.

Accession Number

72.107

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White Painted III ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels