Fragment of a spout

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About this object

Spout from a jug in White Painted III type decoration: yellow creamy slip and a thick dark brown paint below the neck of the spout, four vertical thick brown stripes on the body of the spout and three incised vertical lines along the neck of the spout close to its mouth. The base is broken and its painted in thick brown paint.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Late Cypriot IIIA
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    1200 BC - 1100 BC about
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • 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: Evreti Tomb 3A
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    91 mm x 62 mm; 3 9/16 in x 2 7/16 in
  • Note
    Desrcibed in Tsielepi's catalogue of Cypriot Pottery in the Liverpool Museum as similar to Swedish Cypriot Expedition, IV:1C, 276ff
    Curator's note from archival correspondence: Maier proposed the Late Cypriot IIIA date correcting Tsielepi's date of Late Cypriot IIIB and noting that according to his knowledge none of the Kouklia tombs apart from two in the Kaminia necropolis contained Late Cypriot IIIB material/..
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  • Cypriot Pottery in the Liverpool Museum

    S.C. Tsielepi and Piotr Bienkowski

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

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