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Beak-spouted jug

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Has three feet and many ring-like projections. Yellow clay; decorated with triangles in red-black lines. One foot 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, Bronze Age, Middle Cypriote II-III Period, about 1800–1600 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 123.

Dimensions

Height: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.81

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White Painted Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels