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Has basket-handle. Dull white color; decorated with horizontal lines and stripes of 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, Cypro-geometric I Period, about 1050–950 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 191.


Legacy dimension: 0.163 H. 0.162 D.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White Painted ware


The Ancient World