About this object

A deep hemispherical bowl that was hand made. The body of the bowl is in Red Polished slip that turns more orange around the middle; the upper part and the interior is in black slip. This type of decoration is classified as Red Polished II type. There is one lug , in the shape of a horn at one side of he bowl. The bowl has been joined together by two big sherds and its surface is very worn.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Early Cypriot II
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    2075 BC - 2000 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
    78 mm x 150 mm
  • Note
    Vounous B Tomb 123. In Vounous publication of the excavation, 256, pl. LXXXIf of the type XIIIDc.
  • 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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