Bronze tripod

Period: Late Cypriot II or III

Date: ca. 1450–1050 B.C.

Culture: Cypriot

Medium: Bronze

Dimensions: H. 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)
diameter of rim 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)

Classification: Bronzes

Credit Line: The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76

Accession Number: 74.51.5587

Description

This small vessel stand was cast from a mold. Most known examples of cast tripods come from tombs and sanctuaries.

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