About this object

A Base Ring II jug with a tall neck and a wide circular rim. The jug has a ring base and one handle from the shoulder to the middle of the neck. Each side of the lower body has a circular pattern and two circular rings decorate its neck. Much of the slip has faded and one side is distinctly of a black burnished slip.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Late Cypriot IIIA
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    Around 1200 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: Evreti Tomb 10
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    240 mm x 130 mm
  • Note
    Tsielepit's catalogue: the jug is dated in LCIIC2, and is of the type cf Swedish Cypriot Expedition IV: 1c, figure XLIX:9. Curator's note: in the archival correspondence Maier offered corrections to Tsielepi's catalogue and proposed a Late Cypriot IIIA period for Base Ring wheelmade ware.
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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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