Bowl

Cypriote
Hellenistic II Period
about 150–50 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 228.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.056 H. 0.119 D.

Accession Number

72.47

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, glazed painted ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pale clay, black glaze; interior has two circles composed of white dots between incised parallel 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