Cypro-geometric III Period
about 850–700 B.C.
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 165.
Legacy dimension: 0.516 H. 0.432 D.
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, White Painted III ware
Not On View
Ribbed handles, white clay. Purplish brown lines and stripes on body; geometric patterns on neck. Broken on one side, and restored.
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)
Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription