2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm)
Other: 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm)
Diam. of rim: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Small one-handled jug Translucent pale blue green; handle in same color. Rim folded out, round, and in; slender, cylindrical neck; slightly convex slanting shoulder with raised, tubular fold below; body flaring downward with concave sides; broad, shallow, rounded bottom; strap handle with ribs at side edges applied to shoulder above fold, drawn up and out, turned in horizontally to top of neck and underside of rim, and trailed off with backward projection. Intact; pinprick bubbles; dulling, pitting, and iridescent weathering.
From Cyprus, said to be from a tomb at Idalion (modern Dali)
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1903. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 3, Plates & Text 1–150. pl. XCIV, 8, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5417, p. 509, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.