Beaked oinochoe

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


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.172 m.

Accession Number

58.1283

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White Painted IV Ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

White ware. Beaked oinochoe. Globular body, very long spout closed at end to form tube; one large handle and two small ears. White slip. Dull black to red-brown glaze, in elaborate pattern of zigzags, hatched triangles, circles and straight lines.

Provenance

By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; November 13, 1958: loaned to MFA by Horace L. Mayer (as 106.58); gift of Horace L. Mayer to MFA, December 11, 1958

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer