Cypro-Geometric bichrome amphora
Cypro-archaic I Period
about 700–600 B.C.
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 216.
Legacy dimension: 0.115 H. 0.086 D.
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Bichrome Red ware
Not On View
Yellow clay, painted dark red; eyes at rim; horizontal lines on body.
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)
Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription