Cypriote base ring bowl

Cypriote
Bronze Age, Late Cypriote II Period
about 1450–1350 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 135.

Dimensions

Height: 0.061; diameter: 0.116

Accession Number

72.1

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, base-ring ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red clay, chocolate brown slip; hemispherical body with a small perforated lug handle on either side of the rim and a ring at the base.

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