About this object

A deep bowl with a short foot and a splayed base, a flared rim and two horizontal handles, one at each side. The bowl is decorated in the White Painted II type, the slip is buff and the clay grainy, the decoration is simply of thick dark brown bands along its rim and the lower part of the body. The main body of the bowl on both sides has three small concenrtic circles in dark brown . The handles have dark brown decoration, shadowed on the body of the bowl. The interior of the bowl also has three thick brown bands along the rim, lower interior and the centre of the base. The bowl has been repaired and there are a few small sherds missing.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric II
  • 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
    170 mm x 275 mm
  • Note
    Anna Georgiadou, Cypriot Iron Age pottery specialist, dated the vessel to the late Cypriot Geometric II.
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    Tsielepi, S C; Bienkowski, Piotr

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

Object view = Humanities
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