Jug - bird motif



Iron Age, Cypro-Archaic (750-475 BCE)

Bichrome Ware

Overall: 12 13/16 × 8 11/16 in. (32.5 × 22 cm)

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



Place Made: Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus, West Asia, Asia


1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name


Research Area

Classical World

Not on view

Exhibition History

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 19-November 30, 2008.

Glimpses of Ancient Life, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art's Collection of Ancient Art, Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985 Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 19, 2000-February 7, 2005.

The Age of the Marvelous, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 21- November 24, 1991; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, January 25- March 22, 1992; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, May 24- August 25, 1992; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, October 6, 1992- January 3, 1993, naturalia no. n165.


Collected by Luigi Palma de Cesnola, American Consul 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.

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