Bronze Age, Late Cypriote IIIB Period
about 1150–1050 B.C.
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 145.
Legacy dimension: H. .135 D. .097 m.
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Proto-White Painted Ware
Not On View
Pale red clay with thin buff slip. Flattened spherical body; slender neck with flaring lip; round handle from upper part of body to middle of neck; low foot. Decoration in dull brown; horizontal bands on lip, at base of neck, around largest diameter, and on foot; on upper part of body, latticed triangles, on lower part, vertical lines.
By date unknown: Cesnola Collection; by date unknown: Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection; purchased by MFA from the Metropolitan Museum of Art (duplicate from Cesnola Collection), 1916, for $ 51.88 (this is the total price of MFA 16.166-16.193)
Sarah Elizabeth Simpson Fund