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Accession_Number 47.2.23
adlib_title Cypriote bichrome i-ii ware bowl
Shape Bowl
Shape_description Shallow with two wishbone handles. Uneven rim and base
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/4
Decoration Interior: black ring and rim. Exterior: broad and narrow black bands, broad red band, more black bands and a central black dot. Handles black on top and bottom but reserved underneath.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. White deposit on rim, paint worn in places. Design still very clear.
Technique/Style Bichrome I-II Ware
Provenance Said to be from an old tomb in Cyprus
Period Cypro-Geometric I-II
Date 1050-850
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Image
2003.92.0187.jpg
2003.92.0187.jpg
Oblique view, from the top, of a Cypriot bowl, showing decorated underside and handles.
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2005.88.0058.jpg
2005.88.0058.jpg

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2010.99.0032.jpg
2010.99.0032.jpg
Oblique view of a Cypriot bowl, showing decorated black ring and rim interior and handles.
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2010.99.0033.jpg
2010.99.0033.jpg
Front view of a Cypriot bowl, showing handles.
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2010.99.0034.jpg
2010.99.0034.jpg
Top view of a Cypriot bowl, showing decorated black ring and rim interior and wishbone handles.
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2010.99.0035.jpg
2010.99.0035.jpg
Bottom view of a Cypriot bowl, showing decorated underside and wishbone handles.
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Height 1.7
Diameters Rim 17.4
Handle_height 1.0; widening to 1.5
Other_dims. R.W.: 0.7
Location Household
Edited_by Teifi; Marianne
Date_edited 02.08.2006; 16.07.2007
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