Sherds of amphora


About this object

Neck, rim and one sherd from large White Painted III amphora with two vertical handles sharting from the base of the neck and extending onto the rim. The neck has decoration of two side panels made up of three vertical lines and a chevron design. In the middle of these two side panels there is a panel made up of vertical lines and a cross hatched lozenges design. The neck has beeen joined together by many sherds and is in a poor condition.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric III
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    850 - 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
    190 mm x 430 mm
  • Note
    Date of Cypriot Geometric IIIA in Tsielepi's and Bienwoski's Catalogue of Cypriot pottery from the Liverpool Museum. card says from Skales Box 16.
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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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