About this object

A large hand made jug in Red Polished decoration. The jug has a round base, a spherical body and a long cut-away beak spout. There is only one handle starting from the top body and finishing in the middle of the cut-away neck. The handle has a zig zag incised decoration on it and there are two round protruding circles on each side of the neck by the top handle.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Early Cypriot I
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    2250 BC - 2150 BC about
  • 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 A
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    440 mm x x 250 mm; 17 5/16 in x x 9 13/16 in
  • Note
    Described in Trielepi's and Bienkowski's catalogue of Cypriot pottery in the Liverpool Museum as of the type 1A1fi. Same type as the 52.38.123.1
  • 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
Object view = Humanities
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