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Dark red clay; round, shallow, dish-shaped plate with beveled rim and an ovoid handle rising from the center of the interior surface.

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, Iron Age?,

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 198.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.045 H. 0.11 D.

Accession Number

72.15

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels