About this object

A short and shallow, wide bowl, with a short circular base, and a conical lower body. The rim is flat rim and there are two side, small horizontal lugs by the rim. The bowl has creamy White Painted type decoration, with two circular bands in brown paint, along the upper exterior body and one along the rim. In its interior the bowl is of light red slip and has a brown circular band along the body. The interior base is covered in a spiral design of the same light red slip. A small part of the rim of the bowl has been restored but the two sides of the bowl seem uneven.

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
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus: Kouklia: Evreti Tomb 3A
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    60 mm x 190 mm x 170 mm; 2 3/8 in x 7 1/2 in x 6 11/16 in
  • Note
    Curator's note from archival correspondence: Maier proposed the Late Cypriot IIIA orrecting Tsielepi's date of Late Cypriot IIIB.

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Publications

  • 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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