Amphora

Cypriote
Bronze Age, Late Cypriote Period
about 1600–1050 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.153 m.

Accession Number

58.1288

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White Painted Ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

White painted ware. Amphora with wide neck, out-turned rim, high-shouldered body, very small conical foot. White slip, much worn. Dull black glaze: rim, stripes on handles, vertical bands of crosshatching on neck; groups of vertical lines on shoulder, and horizontal lines on upper body; lower part black. Rim chipped.

Provenance

By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; November 13, 1958: loaned to MFA by Horace L. Mayer (as 111.58); gift of Horace L. Mayer to MFA, December 11, 1958

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer