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A large wheel made jug with a long and slightly conical body shape, a short neck, a circular rim and one handle. The jug is in Plain White II decoration.

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
  • 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
    1956
  • Measurements
    455 mm x 260 mm
  • Note
    In Tsielepi's and Bienwoski's publication of Cypriot Pottery in the Liverpool Museum the jug is described as of the type VIE1e.
    Swedish Cypriot Expedition Volume IV:1C,257.
    A photogaph of this jug exists in the archives of the excavation with two smaller jugs and a photograph of the findings on a table display, box A.
    Curator's note from archival correspondence: Maier proposed the Late Cypriot IIIA date for most of the wheel made Base Ring ware, correcting Tsielepi's date of Late Cypriot IIIA1.
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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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