About this object

Bowl with flat base and vertical sides reconstructed from plaster using one original pottery sherd. Buff colour with dark brown decoration consisting of stripes and hatch work patterning, typical of the late Tell Halaf style. The excavator noted the four sherds were found in trench Z (period III) at Sakje Geuzi. The single sherd was restored as a complete bowl for display within the "Aegean & Hittite Gallery" between 1931 and 1941. The gallery was destroyed during the wartime bombing of Liverpool in May 1941.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Hittite Old Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Western Asia: Turkey: Sakje Geuzi
  • Date made
    1200 BC - 1000 BC
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Professor John Garstang, 1949
  • Collector
    John Prof Garstang
  • Place collected
    Asia: Western Asia: Turkey: Sakje Geuzi
  • Date collected
    1911
  • Measurements
    103.7 mm x 8.4 mm x 138.3 mm
  • Related people
    John Burges Eustace Garstang (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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