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Jug, plastic

In form of a bull. Red clay, painted dull black. Legs partly restored; piece missing from the back.


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, Late Cypriote II Period, about 1400–1300 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 134.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Base-ring Iware


The Ancient World