Sherds from a bowl

52.38.123.9

About this object

Two large sherds and some smaller ones from the body of a hand made deep hemispherical bowl. The decoration is of red polished slip on its main body and polished black slip along its mouth and all over its interior. One of the sherds has a lug pierced on its side with two holes. The lug is attached to the upper part of the body. The type of the decoration is Red Polished II, Type XIIIF2bIb. The sherds of the bowl were found together with number 52.381.23.8, 10, 11 and 12 inside the large basin 52.38.123.7 discovered in the chamber of Tomb 123 of cemetery B in Vounous.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Early Cypriot II
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    2150 BC - 2100 BC about
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • 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
    80 mm x 130 mm
  • Note
    Illustrated in James Steward's publication of the excavation of Vounous, 256, p. XXXc:9
  • Related people
    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

  • 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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