Jug (Schbelkanne)

Cypriote
Bronze Age, Early Cypriote III Period
about 2100–2000 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 109.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.152 H. 0.09 D.

Accession Number

72.41

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Polished III ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Has four feet, a tail and rings for hanging. Dull red. Incised.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus; said to be from Alambra); 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