About this object

A spouted jug with one handle from the rim to the shoulder, a circular rim and a ring base.The jug is decorated in Bichrome III style with a thick brown band on the lower part of the body, a red band in between thin brown concentric lines along the middle of the body, and three concentric circle designs at the upper part of the body. The neck is short and decorated with zig zag lines and the handle also has thick zig zag decoration. The spout is short with its end broken and it is decorated in thick dark lines. The jug has been restored and joined together by different pieces, half of the rim is missing and the colours have faded

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Cypro-Geometric III
  • 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
    180 mm x 150 mm
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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