About this object

A deep bowl with a base ring, an angular body and a flat rim. The decoration is of the White Painted I type with a creamy and reddish slip on the external body and thick red brown circular bands along the base, the upper body and the rib. The interior is also decorated with brown circular bands along the upper as well as the lower body and underneath the rim. The interior base has a spiral design painted in brown paint. The bowl has been pieced together at the base by two different sherds. Part of the interior slip has fallen off and there is also encrustration.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    1050 BC - 750 BC
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of St Andrews University and Liverpool Museums Kouklia Expedition
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus: Kouklia: Evreti Tomb 3A
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    65 mm x 150 mm x 150 mm; 2 9/16 in x 5 7/8 in x 5 7/8 in

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Publications

  • Cypriot Pottery in the Liverpool Museum

    Tsielepi, S C; Bienkowski, Piotr

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

Object view = Humanities
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