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Buff, coarse clay; lobed rim, concave neck, depressed globular body, flat base, slightly rising strap handle from rim to shoulder.


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-classical Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 230.


Legacy dimension: 0.156 H. 0.117 D.

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Plain White III ware?


The Ancient World