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Light slip; geometric decoration; on shoulder three panels, in two of which are doves. Foot partially restored.

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, Cypro-archaic II Period, about 600–475 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 164.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.215 H.

Accession Number

72.108

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bichrome V Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels