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

Explore related


  • Cypriot Pottery in the Liverpool Museum

    S.C. Tsielepi and Piotr Bienkowski

    Author: S.C. Tsielepi and Piotr Bienkowski
    Date: 1988

Object view = Humanities
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