About this object

A short and wide bowl with most of its small ring base, a circular rim and one small angular handle, surviving on the side of its rim. The bowl has White Painted III decoration with a creamy white slip on the exterior of the body and a light red surface in the interior. A light brown thin cicular band is in the upper part of the exterior body while the interior rim, upper and lower body have light brown and slightly red circular bands, The centre of the interior base is outlined in a darker circle with a thick dot in the middle. The bowl has been joined together by different sherds and also has has restoration in one part of the body and half of its rim.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Late Cypriot IIIA
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    1200 BC - 1100 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
    49 mm x 170 mm
  • Note
    Described in Tsielepi's publication as the type IIId and similar to the Swedish Cypriot Expedition, Volune IV:1C, 281. Curator's note from archival correspondence: Maier proposed the Late Cypriot IIIA date, correcting Tsielepi's date of Late Cypriot IIIB.
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    Tsielepi, S C; Bienkowski, Piotr

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

Object view = Humanities
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