This deep round vessel has three lug handles of thin bronze rolled into double hollow cylinders, for suspension. It is decorated with a large zigzag pattern in deep incision. Green patina; some encrustation. Partly cleaned and repaired.
By date unknown: Richard R. Wagner Collection; gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, February 9, 1966
Gift of Richard R. Wagner
Early Aegean, Bronze Age, Early Bronze Age, about 2400 B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 401; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 123 (additional published references).
Height: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)
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