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