Transport amphora

Cypriote
Hellenistic I Period
about 325–150 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 238.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.84 H. 0.356 D.

Accession Number

72.130

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Plain White(coarse) Ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Coarse red clay with yellow slip. On the handles the stamped inscriptions: Broken at mouth.

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