Neck body and sherds from an amphora

56.217.33

About this object

Lower body, neck and shoulder and thirteen sherds from a large White Painted III amphora. The lower body has decoration of thick brown stripes with three wavy lines in between them. The shoulder is decorated with three brown panels made up of three vertical lines and vertical lozenges in between them. There are also two panels made up of three vertical lines and filled in with a parallel lines design. The neck is decorated with brown horizontal lines, some thick and others thinner. The interion of the rim is also decorated with a thick brown stripe. The amphora has two vertical handles and on the the base of the neck there are two lugs. The amphora has been joined together by many 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
    330 mm x 410 mm
  • Note
    Skales Box 13.
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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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