Bronze Age, Middle Cypriote II–III Period
about 1800–1600 B.C.
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 116.
Legacy dimension: 0.084 H. 0.079 D.
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Slip Ware
Not On View
Red clay; everted rim, short neck, depressed globular body, round base, chain in relief around neck, lines around body, handle from shoulder to rim with hooked spur rising at top, remains of lug on 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