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Jug (Schabelkanne)

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Pale clay, decorated with zigzags etc., in dull black.


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 1725–1600 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 122.


Legacy dimension: 0.14 H. 0.089 D.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White Painted V Ware


The Ancient World