About this object

A large jug with a globular upper body, a conical lower part and base, a short and thick neck. The jug has a wide circular mouth that is everted and one small handle from the shoulder to the middle of the neck. The jug is decorated in Red Polished I type of a red and shiny slip all over its body. The jug has been joined together by different sherds and there is still an area of its body missing. A small sherd from the jug is loose and has not been joined with the jug.

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
    550 mm x 384 mm
  • Note
    The jug is similar to the 52.138.123.1 from the sameTomb. In Tsielepi's Catalogue of Cypriot Pottery in the Liverpool Museum, it is recorded as type IB1ba3
  • 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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