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In form of quadruped; has ram's head. Covered with geometric decoration in dark brown. Somewhat restored.

Provenance

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 III Period, about 1700–1600 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 126.

Dimensions

Height x length: 16.1 x 21.9 cm (6 5/16 x 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.132

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White Painted V Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels