About this object

A large jar with a spherical body, a thick neck and one handle from the shoulder to the neck. The jar has a conical base and is decorated in Red Polished I type of Red Polished slip all over its body.

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
  • Note
    In Tsielepi's Catalogue of the Cypriot Pottery in the the jug is classified as Type IB1ba2
  • 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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