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Red wheel-made jug

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Red clay, undecorated; flat rim, tapering neck, high-shouldered, narrow body tapering down to small spreading foot, strap handle from mid-neck to shoulder.

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, Bronze Age, Late Cypriote II Period, about 1450–1350 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 151.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.32 H., 0.057 D.

Accession Number

72.5

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels