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Accession_Number 14.9.5
adlib_title Cypriote amphora
Shape Amphora
Shape_description Broad necked amphora with wide mouth; two handles descending from rim to rounded body; small, flat base
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/6
Decoration Inside of mouth and rim are black but remainder of interior is reserved. Handles, black on top and reserved underneath. Slight lip to mouth with black band below and then another at base of neck (white spots superimposed on front only). At base of handles are wavy lines and below is a decoration of three black bands. Base is reserved. Graeco-Phoenician.
Inscriptions
Condition Paint flaked away inside mouth. Slight chip in rim. The clay has discoloured maybe due to age of firing. Black deposits inside.
Technique/Style
Provenance Probably from Enkomi
Period Early Archaic
Date 7 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.92.0235.jpg
2003.92.0235.jpg
Bottom view of an (upside down) Cypriot amphora, showing reserved base and underside of body.
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2003.92.0236.jpg
2003.92.0236.jpg
Top view of a Cypriot amphora, showing tops of handles and rim (origionally painted black), and interior.
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2003.92.0237.jpg
2003.92.0237.jpg
Back view of a Cypriot amphora, showing decoration on rounded body, and handles.
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2003.92.0238.jpg
2003.92.0238.jpg
Side view of a Cypriot amphora, showing decoration on rounded body, and one handle painted black.
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2003.92.0239.jpg
2003.92.0239.jpg
Front view of a Cypriot amphora, showing decoration on rounded body, and handles.
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2003.92.0240.jpg
2003.92.0240.jpg
Side view of a Cypriot amphora, showing rounded body with decoration and one handle, painted black.
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2003.92.0241.jpg
2003.92.0241.jpg
Oblique view, from slightly above, of the front of a Cypriot amphora, showing the decorated body.
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2010.99.0047.jpg
2010.99.0047.jpg
Back view of a Cypriot amphora, showing decoration on rounded body, and handles.
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2010.99.0048.jpg
2010.99.0048.jpg
Side view of a Cypriot amphora, showing rounded body with decoration and one handle, painted black.
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2010.99.0049.jpg
2010.99.0049.jpg
Front view of a Cypriot amphora, showing decoration on rounded body, and handles.
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2010.99.0050.jpg
2010.99.0050.jpg
Side view of a Cypriot amphora, showing decoration on rounded body, and one handle painted black.
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2010.99.0051.jpg
2010.99.0051.jpg
Top view of a Cypriot amphora on its side, showing tops of handles and rim (origionally painted black), and interior.
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2010.99.0052.jpg
2010.99.0052.jpg
Bottom view of an Cypriot amphora on its side, showing reserved base and underside of body.
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2010.99.0053.jpg
2010.99.0053.jpg
Oblique view, from above, of the front of a Cypriot amphora, showing the decorated body and interior as well.
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Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 10.1
Diameters Mouth 6.5; body 8.4; base 4.0
Handle_height 5.7
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 16.09.2002; 16.01.2006; 14.08.2006
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