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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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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


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Proto-White Painted Ware


The Ancient World