About this object

A Base Ring bowl with a short body, a wide flat rim and two very small angular handles, each attached to the sides of the rim. The bowl has decoration of light brown/ red and thin circular bands along the exterior and the interior of the body and a spiral in the centre of its interior. The clay has chipped in many small areas on both the exterior and the interior.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Late Cypriot IIIB
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus: Kouklia
  • Date made
    1100 BC - 1050 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
    51 mm x 163 mm; 2 in x 6 7/16 in
  • Note
    Curator's note from archival correspondence: Maier proposed the Late Cypriot IIIA date for most of the wheel made Base Ring ware, correcting Tsielepi's date of Late Cypriot IIIB2
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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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