About this object

A White Painted II or III deep bowl with a low foot , convex sides, slightly turned our rim, two opposed handles on the body below the rim. The bowl has geometric decoration of two thick horizontal brown bands along the lower part of the body and the rim. The area in between the handles on both sides of the bowl is decorated with one triglyph with a herringbone design in the middle on the one side and a small concentric On the other side of the bowl the design is the same but the triglyph has a herringbone design in the middle. The handles and the foot of the bowl are painted in thick brown. The interior of the bowl has decoration of thick circular bands along the rim , the lower body and the internal base.The bowl was joined from many sherds and had some restoration.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric III; Cypro-Geometric II
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    900 BC - 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
  • Measurements
    175 mm x 260 mm x 220 mm; 6 7/8 in x 10 1/4 in x 8 11/16 in
  • Note
    Similar to No2 Tomb 189 from the Vassos Karageorgis and Eustathios Raptou, Palaepaphos Skales Tombs ( excavations of 2008 and 2011 ).
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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

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