Bronze Age, Late Cypriote II Period
about 1400–1300 B.C.
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 137.
Legacy dimension: H. .073 D. .154 m.
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Base-ring I ware
Not On View
“Base ring ware”. Dull red clay with thin black slip, burned red in places. Bowl with nearly cylindrical bottom, flaring sides, and narrow vertical edge; low base ring; on one side near edge a recurved handle of two bands that come together and separate again in two points. No decoration.
By date unknown: Cesnola Collection; by date unknown: Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection; purchased by MFA from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, January 1916, for $ 51.88 (this is the total price of MFA 16.166-16.193)
Sarah Elizabeth Simpson Fund