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Red clay; everted rim, short neck, depressed globular body, round base, chain in relief around neck, lines around body, handle from shoulder to rim with hooked spur rising at top, remains of lug on shoulder opposite handle.


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. 116.


Legacy dimension: 0.084 H. 0.079 D.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Slip Ware


The Ancient World