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Barrel-shaped jug

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Buff clay with black strips; red at top of neck, on body of bird and in two areas of rings on the sides. Broken and repaired, with sections of lower body restored.

Provenance

By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; offered as a gift of Horace L. Mayer to MFA in 1958; accessioned by MFA, June 6, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H.: 0.25 m.

Accession Number

62.614

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bichrome IV Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels