About this object

A jug with a trefoil spout, a ring base and a handle of which only the base survives. The jug has Bichrome III type decoration of thin brown circular lines around the neck and upper body with a thicker red circular band is in between them. The handle and the base are also decorated in dark brown paint. The jug has been restored by several sherds and one remains unjoined. There are still several parts of the body of the jug missing. The decoration has significantly faded.

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
    177 mm x 125 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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