Spouted jug

Cypriote
Bronze Age, Middle Cypriote II-III Period
about 1800–1600 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2001.169

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White Painted III–IV Ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Spouted jug, with bird-beaked neck and animal-form handle. White Painted III-IV Wavy Line and String-hole Styles.

Provenance

By 1964: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (purchased in London from a Cypriot runner); loaned to MFA by Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III, August 17, 1964 (loan number 144.64); gift to MFA from Cornelius C. Vermeule III, March 21, 2001, in memory of Emily Dickinson Townsend Vermeule

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Emily Dickinson Townsend Vermeule