About this object

A medium size jug with an ovoid body and a small flat base, a short neck with a cut away spout and a handle from the spout to the shoulder. On either side of the handle there is a knob on the neck The excavation reports that the jug has potter's mark on the handle but this is not easily discerned as much of the red polished slip has falled off. The jug is in Red Polished ware of theType IA1fI.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Early Cypriot II
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    2075 BC - 2000 BC
  • Materials
    Earthenware
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cambridge, 1952
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus: Kyrenia: Vounous B
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    340 mm x x 170 mm; 13 3/8 in x x 6 11/16 in
  • Related people
    Cambridge Museum of Classical Archaeology (Previous owner); E Stewart (Previous owner); James Rivers Stewart (Previous owner)

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Publications

  • Cypriot Pottery in the Liverpool Museum

    S.C. Tsielepi and Piotr Bienkowski

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

  • Vounous 1937-38

    Eleanor and James Stewart

    Author: Eleanor and James Stewart
    Publisher: Lund
    Date: 1950
    Description:

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Cambridge Museum of Classical Archaeology

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1952
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • James Rivers Stewart

    Owned from: 1937
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • E Stewart

    Owned from: 1937
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1938
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
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