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Two horizontal handles. On the bottom, geometric decoration in black and purple paint. A black stripe on the rim and the upper surface of the handles. In the interior a broad circular stripe in black. Marked, "Cyprus, 1874".


By date unknown: the Misses Norton Collection; gift of the Misses Norton to MFA, August 15, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Norton

Cypriote, Cypro-geometric II Period, about 950–850 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 153.


Legacy dimension: 0.253 D.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bichrome Iware


The Ancient World