About this object

A small hemispherical deep bowl that has been hand made. The sides of the bowl are uneven with one small lug in the shape of a voucranio ( bull's face ) on one side of the bowl. The lug has two holes at either side. The bowl is decorated in the Red Polished II type, with a deep red slip on the main body and a black slip all around its wide mouth and the interior of the bowl. The bowl was found in the chamber of tomb 123 of cemetery B.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Early Cypriot II
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    2150 BC - 2100 BC
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • 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
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    85 mm x 150 mm
  • Note
    Tomb 123, Vounous B illustrated in Vounous report of the excavation 256, pl. XXXc:2 , type XIIIF2.
    Detail in plate LXXIIIc.
  • Related people
    E Stewart (Previous owner); James Rivers Stewart (Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • 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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