About this object

A small, wheel made jug with an ovoid body, a narrow and short neck with a round and flared rim. The jug has a vertical handle from rim to shoulder. There is a small round whole on one side of the body and dark clay circle all around it. The jug is of the White Painted III type decoration with three circular brown bands running across the lower part of the body, two concentrics in the upper part of the body by the handle area. The base of the neck in dark outline, a similar outline is all around the base of the handle as well as at the interior of the rim. There are several fragments missing from the main body of the jug.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric III
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    900 BC - 750 BC
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of St Andrews University and Liverpool Museums Kouklia Expedition
  • Collector
    St Andrews University and Liverpool Museums Kouklia Expedition
  • Place collected
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus: Kouklia: Evreti Tomb 3A
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    240 mm x 170 mm; 9 7/16 in x 6 11/16 in
  • Note
    Curator's note : the jug is marked in the interior as No 70 of Tomb 3A. ( Evretti )
  • Related people

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  • Cypriot Pottery in the Liverpool Museum

    Tsielepi, S C; Bienkowski, Piotr

    Author: Tsielepi, S C; Bienkowski, Piotr
    Date: 1988

Object view = Humanities
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