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Accession_Number 58.2.5
adlib_title Cypriote red polished ware? jug
Shape Jug
Shape_description Round body somewhat pointed at the base. Cut-away neck spout (derived from Anatolian precursors). Handle attaches to the middle of the spout and then rejoins the jug on the shoulder.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 5/6
Decoration Incised decoration on the spout and handle consisting of sets of lines. The shoulder is decorated with a set of dots within two incised lines. Red slip
Inscriptions
Condition Top part of the spout is missing. White deposits on the body and base.
Technique/Style Red polished ware?
Provenance
Period Early Cypriote
Date 2300-1900
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Left side view of a Cypriot jug, showing broken spout, handle and rounded body.
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Back view of a Cypriot jug, showing handle and rounded body with slightly pointed base.
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Right side view of a Cypriot jug, showing handle and rounded body.
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Bottom view of a Cypriot jug, showing slightly pointed base.
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Oblique view, from the top, of a Cypriot jug, showing broken spout.
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Two Cypriot jugs with incised decoration (58.2.5 at left and 13.10.7 at right).
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Right side view of a Cypriot jug, showing incised decoration.
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Oblique view from above of a Cypriote one-handled jug, showing the body and the handle as well, to the right
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Oblique view, from the top, of a Cypriot jug, showing broken spout
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Top view of a Cypriot jug, showing the mouth
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Front view of a Cypriote jug, on its side, showing whole of the body.
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Bottom view of a Cypriot jug, showing slightly pointed base.
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Right side view of Cypriote Jug, on its bottom, showing the profile of the jug.
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Side view of Cypriote Jug, on its front side, showing the profile of the jug.
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Top view of a Cypriot jug, on its front side, showing the mouth
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Side view of Cypriote Jug, on its front side, showing the profile of the jug.
Comparanda SCE I, pl. XXXI:I; SCE IV:IA, fig. XIX: 3-5
Bibliography Gjerstad, Einar, John Lindros, Erik Sjöqvist, Alfred Westholm, Swedish Cyprus Expedition, Finds and Results from the Excavations in Cyprus, 1927-1931, Stockholm, 1934.;Dikaios, Porphyrios, “The Stone Age and the Early Bronze Age in Cyprus”, Swedish Cyprus Expedition Volume 4 Part 1A, Lund, 1962.
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 20.6
Diameters Body: 11.6
Handle_height 6.6
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Victoria Webb; Alexandra; Laura; Kinsey; Teifi; Marianne; Marianne
Date_edited 31.10.2002; 18.08.2004; 16.01.2006; 14.08.2006; 07.09.07; 25.11.2008
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