About this object

A small footed cup with one handle on its side and a slightly flared rim. The cup is decorated in White Painted II type with two thin brown bands in the middle of its body. The foot and the handle are painted black. The interior of the cup has one circular band running along the lower part of the body and one along the rim. The overall appearance of the clay is red and the white coat is lost in many places . The cup has been repaired but is still incomplete with the foot as an accompanying sherd.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric II
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
  • Date made
    950 BC - 900 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
  • Measurements
    92 mm x 135 mm
  • Note
    Box 9 iof the Skales 2.
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Publications

  • Cypriot Pottery in the Liverpool Museum

    Tsielepi, S C; Bienkowski, Piotr

    Author: Tsielepi, S C; Bienkowski, Piotr
    Publisher:
    Date: 1988
    Description:

Object view = Humanities
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