Amphora-shaped vase

Cypriote
Bronze Age, Middle Cypriote II–III Period
about 1800–1600 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 130.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.163 H. 0.143 D.

Accession Number

72.78

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White Painted IV Ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two small handles. Light clay, decorated with triangles etc., in dull red brown lines.

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