About this object

A White Painted III deep bowl with a low foot and two handles, one at each side. The bowl has geometric decoration of two thick brown bands along the lower part of the body and the rim. The white coated middle band has on one side two vertical panels in thick brown and filled with a hatched lozenges design. The panels are framed by three vertical lines at each of their side. There is a concentric circle in between the two vertical panels. On the other side the vertical panels are made of pointed arrows in between three vertical lines. In the middle of these panels, there is also one concentric. The handles and the foot of the bowl are painted in thick brown. The interior of the bowl has decoration of thick circular bands along the rim , the lower body and the internal base.The bowl was joined from many sherds and had some restoration.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric III
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    900 - 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
    175 mm x 260 mm x 220 mm; 6 7/8 in x 10 1/4 in x 8 11/16 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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