About this object

A wheel made plain jug with a flat base, a tall ovoid body, a thick neck and a rim that opens up in a ring at the top. The jug has a vertical handle from the shoulder to the rim and a ridge at the neck base. The jug has red traces on its body that could be due to the firing process, the overall appearance is yellow and the clay is quite gritty.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Late Cypriot III
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    1200 BC - 1050 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
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    305 mm x 200 mm
  • Note
    Described inTsielepi's catalogue of Cypriot Pottery in the Liverpool Museum as bicrhome pottery because of the red mark and of the Cypriot Geometric III. The jug is similar to 56.218.14 which is dated in Late Cypriot III in the same catalogue. 56.218.14 also has red marks on its body. A phoograph of this jug together with 56.218.6, KTE 3A no 6 and 14 exists in the archives of the excavation Box A.
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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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