About this object

A plate of Bichrome III decoration in dark brown and red. In the tondo of the dish there are concentrics in black and red. Its bottom base has decoration of dark brown and red concentric circles. In the centre of the exterior base there is a red circle with dark brown concentrics around it while four hatched triangles in dark brown are in the outer zone pointing to the circle. The plate has been repaired but two fragments of the handles and one smaller sherd from its body remain unjoined.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric III
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    900 BC - 750 BC
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Collector
    St Andrews University and Liverpool Museums Kouklia Expedition
  • Place collected
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus: Kouklia: Skales Tomb II
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
  • Note
    The plate is a characteristic and popular shape of the Cypriot Geometric period.
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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