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Jug with twisted handle

Plastic handle is modern, also the design showing two men in a chariot. See references below. E. Robinson, Catalogue of Greek Etruscan and Roman Vases (1893, p. 85, no. 195): “The upper part of the handle (modern) is rudely modelled into the head of a goat. The entire handle is covered...

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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, Cypro-archaic Period, about 700–600 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 186.

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, imitation Bichrome IV Ware


The Ancient World