About this object

A big and deep bowl with a stemmed foot, a flat rim and two horizontal handles on either side of which only one survives. The bowl has Black on Red I ( III ) type decoration of black geometrical designs on a red coated clay. The main freeze at the body of the bowl has three panels, the central one of fir tree and the two side ones hatched lozenges framed by vertical black lines. The handle is also painted black and it is shadowed on the side of the bowl. The interrior of the bowl has dark concentric rings along the rim, lower part and the base. The bowl has been joined together by many sherds and several parts of them are still missing.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric III
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    850 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
    220 mm x 287 mm
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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