About this object

A small cup in two fragments. The cup has two vertical handles, a slightly flared rim and a low stemmed foot. The cup is in White Painted II type of decoration of two plain dark brown bands on the exterior body. The rim, the foot and the handles are also painted in dark brown.The interior centre of the cup is all painted in dark brown. The cup has been joined up by sherds but the two main fragments have not been pieced together.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric II
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • 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
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    75 mm x 92 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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