Neck, rim and lower body of amphora


About this object

Neck, rim and lower part of a White Painted III large amphora with small horizontal three parted small handles on the shoulder of its body. The neck is decorated with thick brown horizontal bands and thin lines and the rim has brown parallel lines running all around it. The body of the amphora is decorated with 6 large panels, three of them have a design of vertical lines framing cross hatched vertical lozenges. The other three large panels are of a large diamond shape containing smaller lozenges which have been filled with cross hatched design. The neck has been repaired and joined together from different sherds.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric III
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
  • 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: Skales Tomb II
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    230 mm x 320 mm
  • 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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