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Coarse red clay with yellow slip. On the handles the stamped inscriptions: Broken at mouth.


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, Hellenistic I Period, about 325–150 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 238.


Legacy dimension: 0.84 H. 0.356 D.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Plain White(coarse) Ware


The Ancient World