About this object

A small bowl of Red Polished decoration shading from dark red to brown to black at the top and the interior of the bowl. There is a small lug with a two side hole on one side of the bowl. The interior of the bowl is black and there are a few cracks on its body and a small part missing. The bowl was found together with numbers 52.38.123. 8, 9,11 and 12 inside the large basin 52.38.123.7 in the chamber of tomb 123 of cemetery B in Vounous.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Early Cypriot II
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    2150 BC - 2100 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
    80 mm x 136 mm; 3 1/8 in x 5 3/8 in
  • Note
    Curator's note: The bowl is decribed of theType XIIIF2bIa in Tsielepi's and Bienkowski's catalogue of the Cypriot Pottery in the Liverpool Museum. In the Vounous publication it is of the type XIIIFabaI
  • 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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