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

Explore related


  • Cypriot Pottery in the Liverpool Museum

    S.C. Tsielepi and Piotr Bienkowski

    Author: S.C. Tsielepi and Piotr Bienkowski
    Date: 1988

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