Fragment of a bowl


About this object

Fragment of a wide and short bowl with its ring base surviving in its whole, side parts of the body and some of its rim as well as one small angular handle attached to the side of the rim. The bowl is decorated in White Painted III type of a creamy but slightly red surface with one light and thick red circular band at the upper part of its exterior and interior body, two faded ones in the interior low body and a spiral decorating the centre of the interior base. The interior rim is also painted in light brown slip. The fragment has been joined together from different sherds.

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
    58 mm x 157 mm; 2 5/16 in x 6 3/16 in
  • Note
    Described in Tsielepi's catalogue of Cypriot potery as of the type IIId and similar to the Swedish Cypriot Excavation, Vol IV: 1C, 281. Curator's note from archival correspondence: Maier proposed the Late Cypriot IIIA date, correcting Tsielepi's date of Late Cypriot IIIB and noting that according to his knowledge none of the Kouklia tombs apart from Kaminia contained Late Cypriot IIIB material..
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    Tsielepi, S C; Bienkowski, Piotr

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

Object view = Humanities
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