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Beaked oinochoe

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White ware. Beaked oinochoe. Globular body, very long spout closed at end to form tube; one large handle and two small ears. White slip. Dull black to red-brown glaze, in elaborate pattern of zigzags, hatched triangles, circles and straight lines.


By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; November 13, 1958: loaned to MFA by Horace L. Mayer (as 106.58); gift of Horace L. Mayer to MFA, December 11, 1958

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Cypriote, Bronze Age, Middle Cypriote II-III Period, about 1800–1600 B.C.


Legacy dimension: H. 0.172 m.

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White Painted IV Ware


The Ancient World