Red Slip Jug
Cypro-geometric III Period
about 850–700 B.C.
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 223.
Legacy dimension: 0.193 H., 0.143 D.
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Slip ware
Not On View
Buff clay, red slip; flat, everted rim, narrow cylindrical neck, globular body, low-footed base, round handle from lower neck to shoulder, relief line around mid-neck.
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