About this object

A big Red Polished jug of a round and swollen body. The jug has a long concave neck with an everted circular rim and a handle from the mid neck to the shoulder. The jug has various cracks but it is generally in a good condition. The ware has a rich brown surface, the clay is well mixed with a grit straw and fired buff, the core on the body has grey tones. The jug was found in the chamber of the tomb 123 from the cemetery B together with 52.38.123.7, 8, 9,10, 11, 12.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Early Cypriot II
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    2075 BC - 2000 BC
  • Materials
    Earthenware
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cambridge, 1952
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus: Kyrenia: Vounous B
  • Date collected
    1952
  • Measurements
    450 mm x x 310 mm; 17 11/16 in x x 12 3/16 in
  • Note
    Curator's note: the jug does not stand. It is described in Trielepis and Bienkowski's Catalogue of Cypriot potter in Liverpool Museum as Type IB1ba3.
  • Related people
    Cambridge Museum of Classical Archaeology (Previous owner); E Stewart (Previous owner); James Rivers Stewart (Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Cambridge Museum of Classical Archaeology

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1952
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • James Rivers Stewart

    Owned from: 1937
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • E Stewart

    Owned from: 1937
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1938
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
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