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Jug, with spout from shoulder

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Dull red color; horizontal and vertical stripes and lines, in white and 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-archaic (?) period, about 700–600 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 199.


Legacy dimension: 0.195 H. 0.137 D.

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, derivative of Bichrome Red Ware?


The Ancient World