About this object

A White Painted II, deep bowl with two side vertical handles, attached close to its rim. The bowl has a decoration of a thick brown band on the lower main body and a thin brown band along its rim. The base of the bowl has a brown band. In between the rim and the lower body there are two wavy brown lines. The interior of the bowl has decoration of two concentric lines in the middle, the interior base is also in brown outline and there is a thick brown band, lower to the rim. The handles have two middle joints which attach them to the body of the bowl. Parallel brown stripes decorate the handles. On one side of the bowl, close to the handle a small area is missing. The bowl has been repaired and joined together from different sherds.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric II
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus: Kouklia: Skales Tomb II
  • Date made
    900 - 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
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    150 mm x 195 mm x 160 mm; 5 7/8 in x 7 11/16 in x 6 5/16 in

Where is this object from?

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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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