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Red Slip Jug

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Buff clay, red slip; flat, everted rim, narrow cylindrical neck, globular body, low-footed base, round handle from lower neck to shoulder, relief line around mid-neck.

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, Cypro-geometric III Period, about 850–700 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 223.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.193 H., 0.143 D.

Accession Number

72.14

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Slip ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels