About this object

A deep bowl with a stemmed foot, a flared rim and two horizontal handles, one at each side. The bowl is decorated in the White Painted III type, the clay is buff and grainy, with a thick dark brown band along its rim and the lower part of the body. In the space in between these bands there are three small concenrtic circles at each side of the bowl. The handles have dark brown decoration which is shadowed at the body of the bowl. The interior of the bowl also has three thick brown horizontal bands along the rim, lower interior and the centre of the base. The bowl has been repaired and there are a few small sherds missing.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric III
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    900 BC - 750 BC
  • Materials
    Earthenware
  • 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
    170 mm x 275 mm
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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:

Object view = Humanities
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