Neck, rim and lower body of amphora

56.217.46

About this object

Neck, rim and lower part of a White Painted III large amphora with small horizontal three parted small handles on the shoulder of its body. The neck is decorated with thick brown horizontal bands and thin lines and the rim has brown parallel lines running all around it. The body of the amphora is decorated with 6 large panels, three of them have a design of vertical lines framing cross hatched vertical lozenges. The other three large panels are of a large diamond shape containing smaller lozenges which have been filled with cross hatched design. The neck has been repaired and joined together from different sherds.

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
    230 mm x 320 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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