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Dull red. Incised horizontal decoration, straight and wavy.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus) (according to Fairbanks, Catalogue: from Alambra, 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. 108.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.179 H. 0.095 D.

Accession Number

72.42

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Polished IV Ware (possibly Red Slip)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels