About this object

A miniature amphora of the Type 1B decorated in Red Slip I. The amphora has a spiral shape vertical handle. A small piece of the body and almost half of the rim are missing and there is only one out of the two handles.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric III
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    850 - 750 BC
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of St Andrews University and Liverpool Museums Kouklia Expedition
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus: Kouklia: Skales Tomb II
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    70 mm x 67 mm x 56 mm; 2 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 3/16 in

Where is this object from?

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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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