Body, rim and sherds of Amphora

56.217.42

About this object

Body, rim and seven sherds of a White Painted III type amphora with ony one horizontal handle surviving on the shoulder of the amphora. The handle is painted in brown slip and its shadow is reflected on the shoulder of the amphora. The body is lobular and the neck is wide and short. The rim is flat and circular and decorated with a thick brown circular band and parallel lines all around its edge. There are two thick horizontal bands framed by thinner lines at the lower and higher part of the body. On the shoulder there are four panels comprising of a stripe of vertical lozenges and framed by three vertical lines on each side. In between the panels there are four small concentrics. The amphora has been joined by different pieces with seven more sherds loose.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric III
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    850 BC - 720 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
    1951
  • Measurements
    380 mm x 370 mm
  • Note
    Cypriot Geometric IIIB
  • Related people

Explore related

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
No media found
Have 20 place tagsNo materials tags
Page load time: 531 ms