Amphora

Cypriote?
Later Greco-Phoenician Period


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 224.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.434 H. 0.305 D.

Accession Number

72.125

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Yellow clay, painted brown. Fluted sides and twisted handles. No true Cypriote parallel.

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