About this object

Cypriot style flask with old display box which has a label stating that the flask is of Syrian type and was found in Thebes, Egypt. Lentoid body with tall neck and handle. Burnished surface. Black resin stuck to the surface on one side. Base ring type of ware (type 1 base ring).

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Late Bronze Age
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    1575 BC - 1475 BC
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Royal Institution, Liverpool, 1942
  • Collector
    Liverpool Royal Institution
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Thebes
  • Date collected
    1894 before
  • Measurements
    x 72 mm x 136 mm
  • Related people
    Liverpool Royal Institution (Collector, previous owner)


Previous owners

  • Liverpool Royal Institution

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1942
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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