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White slip; vertical and horizontal geometric bands of dark brown.

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 1400–1300 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 142.

Dimensions

Height: 21.2 cm

Accession Number

72.86

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White Slip ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels