About this object

A deep bowl with a stemmed foot, a flared rim and two horizontal dark painted hanles on each side. The decoration is of White Painted III type with a thick horizontal dark band and three thinner horizontal lines on each side of the lower part of the body. The rim also has a dark horizontal band decoration and the foot is painted in a thick dark outline. The central decorative panel of the body is of a chequered pattern framed by ladders and vertical lines. By the handle area of the bowl at each side, there two thinner panels of vertical diamonds with a think line in the middle and three thin vertical lines on each side. The interior middle part of the bowl, the rim and the central base have decoration of concentric circles. The bowl has been repaired and but much of the slip and decoration has chipped.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric III
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • 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
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    185 mm x 295 mm
  • Related people

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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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