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Pale red clay with thin buff slip. Flattened spherical body; slender neck with flaring lip; round handle from upper part of body to middle of neck; low foot. Decoration in dull brown; horizontal bands on lip, at base of neck, around largest diameter, and on foot; on upper part of body, latticed...

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By date unknown: Cesnola Collection; by date unknown: Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection; purchased by MFA from the Metropolitan Museum of Art (duplicate from Cesnola Collection), 1916, for $ 51.88 (this is the total price of MFA 16.166-16.193)

Credit Line

Sarah Elizabeth Simpson Fund

Cypriote, Bronze Age, Late Cypriote IIIB Period, about 1150–1050 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 145.


Legacy dimension: H. .135 D. .097 m.

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Proto-White Painted Ware


The Ancient World