Cypro-Geometric bichrome amphora

Cypriote
Cypro-archaic I Period
about 700–600 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 216.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.115 H. 0.086 D.

Accession Number

72.50

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bichrome Red ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Yellow clay, painted dark red; eyes at rim; horizontal lines on body.

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