About this object

A deep bowl with a short stem foot and a conical base, a flared rim and two horizontal handles on the sides. The bowl is of the White Painted I type, with a red to orange slip all over the body and geometrical decoration in dark brown: two thick dark bands, one along the rim and the other at the lower part of the body. The main body between the bands has decoration in dark brown of two narrow panels. Each panel has in its centre a hatched lozenges design and vertical thin lines on each of its sides. The handles and the foot of the bowl are also painted in dark brown. The interior has decoration of thick dark painted bands along the rim, the lower part and the centre of its base. The bowl has been repaired and joined together by different sherds. Some sherds are still missing in four different areas of the bowl.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric II
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
  • Date made
    950 BC - 900 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: Skales Tomb II
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    152 mm x 234 mm
  • Related people

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    Tsielepi, S C; Bienkowski, Piotr

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

Object view = Humanities
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