Basin card

Basin

52.38.134.11

Currently not on display

A conical basin of a deep body with a flat stump bases and depressed loop handles on the upper body. The clay is well mixed with grog and grit and fired buff with grey back core. It is slipped and polished irregularly with horizontal and diagonal strokes and vertical and diagonal strokes on the lower exterior. The surface is dark red and shading to brown on one side with black streaks. The decoration is of the Red Polished decoration of the Type XICaI. From the tomb 134 of cemetery A in Vounous, recorded by the excavators as a single burial. The tomb had not been reused after the initial interment. The basin has a long crack along the middle its body.