About this object

A large but shallow plate with two handles attached to each of its sides. The decoration is of Bichrome II type of black and red concentric circles on a white coat of paint. The same pattern is repeated at the bottom base and there are three hatched triangles in the band next to the concentic circles one. The sides of the body jsut above the base also have decoration of circular bands in thick red and thinner brown slip. The plate has been repaired and restored but there is still a large area missing.

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
    Gift of St Andrews University and Liverpool Museums Kouklia Expedition
  • 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
    50 mm x 383 mm
  • Note
    The plate is a characteristic and popular shape of the Cypriot Geometric period.
  • Related people

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    Tsielepi, S C; Bienkowski, Piotr

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

Object view = Humanities
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