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Jar

Pale greenish clay. Body nearly spherical; small neck with flaring lip; horitzontally attached loop handles on opposite sides near the middle; small foot. Decoration painted in thin brown; solid color on the neck; a band of chevrons above horizontal line on upper part of body; two wavy lines...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Cesnola Collection; by date unknown: Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection; purchased by MFA from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, January 1916, for $ 51.88 (this is the total price of MFA 16.166-16.193)

Credit Line

Sarah Elizabeth Simpson Fund

Cypriote, Bronze Age, Late Cypriote III Period, about 1150–1050 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 144.

Accession Number

16.191

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Proto-White Painted Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels