- Early Cypriot III
- ca. 2000–1900 B.C.
- H. 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm)
diameter 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
- Credit Line:
- The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
- Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 173
Black Polished Ware first appears toward the end of the Early Cypriot period. The black color of the surface is achieved through firing the vases in a reducing atmosphere.