Pear-shaped Jar

Cypriot

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Early-Middle Bronze Age (2700-1600 BCE)

Red Polished Ware

Overall: 3 1/8 x 2 5/8 in. (8 x 6.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW

12.1.11

Geography/Culture

Asia, West Asia, Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus

Period

3000-2000 BCE

Object Name

Pottery

Classification

Classical World

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Luigi Palma de Cesnola, American Conusl to Cyprus, 1865-1876; given to Hiram Hitchcock (1832-1900, Class of 1872H), Hanover, New Hampshire, about 1872; bequeathed to his second wife, Emily Howe Hitchcock (1852-1912), Hanover, New Hampshire, 1900; bequeathed to present collection, 1912.

Old Number

RRED #: 12.11

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