About this object

Five sherds from a bowl of Red Polished II type decoration on its body with a rich dark red surface and a black top and interior. The exact shape of the bowl is not certain but there is a pair of vertical projections on the rim. Each projection is horizontally pierced. The clay is well mixed with fine grit and straw grop and fired buff shading to grey and grey black in the interior and black with grey core on the rim. One of the sherds has incised decoration in black slip.This bowl was found inside the large basin 52.38.123.7 together with number 52.38.123.9, 10, 11 and 12

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
  • Note
    One of the small sherds may not belong to the same bowl.
  • 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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