Red wheel-made jug
Bronze Age, Late Cypriote II Period
about 1450–1350 B.C.
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 151.
Legacy dimension: 0.32 H., 0.057 D.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Red clay, undecorated; flat rim, tapering neck, high-shouldered, narrow body tapering down to small spreading foot, strap handle from mid-neck to shoulder.
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