Red Polished Jug (Schnabelkanne)
Bronze Age, Early Cypriote III Period
about 2100–2000 B.C.
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 083.
Legacy dimension: 0.166 H., 0.083 D.
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Polished IlI ware
Not On View
Red clay; vertical beaked spout, tapering neck, ovoid body, round handle from rim to shoulder, boss at base of neck 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