About this object

A large wheel made jug with a ring base a long body, a thick and short neck with a ridge at its base and a rim that is well defined with two rings. The decoration is of the bucchero type, Type ICa with a black slip and vertical ribs on the body. The jug was restoreon the neck and rim and some areas of the body and was pieced together by different shards. Much of the bucchero slip has fallen and the clay is buff.

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
  • Place collected
    Europe: Southern Europe: Cyprus: Kouklia: Evreti Tomb 3A
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    380 mm x 235 mm; 14 15/16 in x 9 1/4 in
  • Note
    In Tsielepi's catalogue of Cypriot Pottery in the Liverpool Museum dated in Late Cypriot IIIB and similar to Swedish Cypriot Expedition, Volume IV: 1c, fig. LXXVIII:11. Curator's note from archival correspondence: Maier proposed the Late Cypriot IIIA date, correcting Tsielepi's date of Late Cypriot IIIB..

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  • Cypriot Pottery in the Liverpool Museum

    Tsielepi, S C; Bienkowski, Piotr

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

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