Terracotta jug

Period: Late Cypriot I

Date: ca. 1600–1450 B.C.

Culture: Cypriot

Medium: Terracotta

Dimensions: H. 17 in. (43.2 cm)

Classification: Vases

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

Accession Number: 74.51.1084


Base Ring Ware vessel walls are thin and hard, exhibiting a metallic quality. The term "Base-Ring" refers to the ring base characteristic of many of the jugs and bowls in this ware.