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White clay; horizontal lines in brown and red; linear patterns on neck.

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 I Period, about 700–600 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 163.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.284 H. 0.245 D.

Accession Number

72.122

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bichrome IV Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels