Red Polished Jug
Bronze Age, Early Cypriote III Period
about 2100–2000 B.C.
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 085.
Legacy dimension: 0.198 H., 0.115 D.
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Polished II ware
Not On View
Dull red, undecorated; short beaked spout, tall cylindrical neck, globular body, high-swung round handle from rim to shoulder, small lug on front of shoulder opposite handle.
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