About this object

A large, wide and deep basin in Red Polished II type decoration of a red shiny slip all over its body. The basin has a flat base and two horizontal small lugs attached on each side of its rim. The lugs have no piercings. The basin had been joined together by different sherds and had some restoration. The clay is well mixed with grit and grot straw and has a fired reddish buff with grey and black core. The basin was found on the chamber of tomb 123 from cemetery B in Vounous and it contained bowls 52.38.123.8, 9, 10, 11,12.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Early Cypriot II
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus: Kyrenia: Vounous B
  • 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
    175 mm x 402 mm
  • Note
    In Tsielepi's catalogue of Cypriot Pottery in the Liverpool Museum it is described as of the type XIEbI.
  • 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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