Jug

Cypriote
Cypro-archaic II Period
about 600–475 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 211.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.127 H. 0.115 D.

Accession Number

72.73

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bichrome Red III ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Covered with poor black glaze; decorated with lines and circles, including white lines. Lip broken.

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