Cup

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 116.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.084 H. 0.079 D.

Accession Number

72.3

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Slip Ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red clay; everted rim, short neck, depressed globular body, round base, chain in relief around neck, lines around body, handle from shoulder to rim with hooked spur rising at top, remains of lug on shoulder opposite handle.

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