Amphora

56.217.32

About this object

A miniature amphora of the Type 1B decorated in Red Slip I. The amphora has only one out of the two side vertical handles which were opposite to each other The amphoriskos foot is conical and splaying. A small piece of the body and almost half of the rim are missing and there is only one out of the two handles.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric III
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    900 BC - 750 BC
  • Materials
    Earthenware
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of St Andrews University and Liverpool Museums Kouklia Expedition
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus: Kouklia: Skales Tomb II
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    70 mm x 67 mm x 56 mm; 2 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 3/16 in

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Publications

  • Cypriot Pottery in the Liverpool Museum

    Tsielepi, S C; Bienkowski, Piotr

    Author: Tsielepi, S C; Bienkowski, Piotr
    Publisher:
    Date: 1988
    Description:

Object view = Humanities
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