About this object

A White Ware III type decorated cup with one handle, a flared rim and a conical foot. There are two thin horizontal bands running along the upper part of the body. The interior of the cup has a black ring decoration towards the centre and along the rim. The handle and the foot are also painted in dark paint. The clay is reddish and it has been coated in white. The cup has been joined up by different sherds and there are still two areas of it missing. The decoration is in a poor condition.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric III
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    900 BC - 750 BC
  • Materials
  • 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: Skales Tomb II
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    85 mm x 130 mm x 125 mm; 3 3/8 in x 5 1/8 in x 4 15/16 in
  • Related people

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  • Cypriot Pottery in the Liverpool Museum

    S.C. Tsielepi and Piotr Bienkowski

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

Object view = Humanities
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