About this object

A wide bowl, convex sides with a ring base and two opposed horzontal curved loop handles on the body below the rim. The bowl is decorated in geometric White Painted III type with two horizontal dark brown bands along the lower part of the body. The zone above these bands has a decoration of three small concetnric circles on each side of the bowl. One of the circles has significantly faded. The flat round rim is grooved in its exterior side and is is painted in dark brown and so are the handles. The interior base has decoration of brown concentric circles.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric III; Cypro-Geometric II
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    900 BC - 750 BC
  • Materials
  • 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
    130 mm x 252 mm
  • Note
    Similar shape to no 111 of Tomb 142 Palaepaphos Plakes, the later in Red Slip Burnished Ware in Nekropoleis at Palaepaphos from the End of the Late Bronze Age to the Cypro-Archaic Period.
  • Related people

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  • Cypriot Pottery in the Liverpool Museum

    S.C. Tsielepi and Piotr Bienkowski

    Author: S.C. Tsielepi and Piotr Bienkowski
    Date: 1988

Object view = Humanities
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