About this object

A deep hemispherical bowl that was hand made. The bowl is of the Red Polished I type of decoration with the lower part of the body in red polished slip and the upper part and its interior in black polished slip. The bowl has at one of its sides a vertical lug in the shape of the horn. The lug is pierced with two holes on its sides. The jug came from tomb 134 of the cemetery A in Vounous. The tomb was recorded by the excavators as a single burial and the tomb had not been reused after the initial interment.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Early Cypriot I
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    2250 BC - 2150 BC about
  • 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 A
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    105 mm x 145 mm
  • Note
    Type XIIIDa illustrated in James Steward's publication of the excavation of Vounous, 181, pl. XXc:7
  • 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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