About this object

A wide and short bowl that has been pieced together by different sherds and has had some restoration The base ring survives in its hole and so does most of the body but only half of its rim and one very small handle, attached to one side of the rim. The bowl has White Painted I type of decoration: a red slip in the interior and exterior of the body with a circular thick red band along the exterior lower body, one at the interior upper part, three thinner circular bands around the interior base and a spiral at the centre of the base. The handle and the interior of the rim are also decorated in a red slip.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric I
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus
  • Date made
    1050 BC - 950 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
    58 mm x 155 mm; 2 5/16 in x 6 1/8 in
  • 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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