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Accession_Number 58.2.6
adlib_title Cypriote hand made, base-ring ware bowl
Shape Bowl
Shape_description One-handled bowl. Rim is slightly concave. Handle is in wishbone shape. A deep well is in the centre, of a greatly smaller diameter than the rest of the bowl. For general shape cf. Sydney, Nicholson Museum 55.18 (Base-ring wheel-made Ware, Late Cypriot III).
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/4
Decoration Brown clay(?), blackened greatly in places. No pattern can be distinguished.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, A chip is taken out at the tip of the handle. A hairline crack is about 1.0cm beneath the handle. Interior scratched and worn.
Technique/Style Hand made, Base-ring Ware
Provenance
Period Late Bronze Age
Date 14 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.92.0112.jpg
2003.92.0112.jpg
Top view of a Cypriot bowl, showing deep well in interior and wishbone handle.
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2003.92.0113.jpg
2003.92.0113.jpg
Detail of a Cypriot bowl, showing wishbone handle and part of central well.
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2003.92.0114.jpg
2003.92.0114.jpg
Detail of a Cypriot bowl, showing curving interior with deep well in centre.
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2003.92.0115.jpg
2003.92.0115.jpg
Bottom view of an (upside down) Cypriot bowl, showing underside of body, well and handle.
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2003.92.0116.jpg
2003.92.0116.jpg
Detail of an (upside down) Cypriot bowl, showing wishbone handle.
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2003.92.0117.jpg
2003.92.0117.jpg
Side view of an (upside down) Cypriot bowl, showing wishbone handle and exterior of body and well.
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2003.92.0118.jpg
2003.92.0118.jpg
Side view of an (upside down) Cypriot bowl, showing well protruding underneath to form resting surface.
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2003.92.0119.jpg
2003.92.0119.jpg
Side view of a Cypriot bowl, showing vessel resting on protruding well, and upcurving wishbone handle.
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2004.13.0094.jpg
2004.13.0094.jpg
Right side view of a Cypriot bowl, showing vessel resting on protruding well, and upcurving wishbone handle.
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2010.99.0008.jpg
Oblique view from above of a Cypriote one-handled bowl, showing the wishbone handle, to the right.
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2010.99.0009.jpg
Oblique view from above of a Cypriote one-handled bowl, showing the wishbone handle, to the right
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2010.99.0010.jpg
2010.99.0010.jpg
Side view of a Cypriot bowl, showing vessel resting on protruding well, and upcurving wishbone handle.
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2010.99.0011.jpg
2010.99.0011.jpg
Back view of a Cypriot bowl, showing the body and the wishbone handle
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2010.99.0012.jpg
2010.99.0012.jpg
Left side view of a Cypriot bowl, showing vessel resting on protruding well, and upcurving wishbone handle.
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2010.99.0013.jpg
2010.99.0013.jpg
Front view of a Cypriot bowl, showing the body
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2010.99.0014.jpg
2010.99.0014.jpg
Bottom view of a Cypriot bowl on its side, showing the wishbone handle and the base.
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2010.99.0015.jpg
2010.99.0015.jpg
Bottom view of an (upside down) Cypriot bowl, showing underside of body, well and handle.
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2010.99.0016.jpg
2010.99.0016.jpg
Oblique view from above of a Cypriote one-handled bowl, showing the wishbone handle, to the left
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Beazley_DB
Height 7.5
Diameters Rim 18.4; foot 6.8
Handle_height 3.6
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 1c bottom
Edited_by Jessica; ALexandra; Kinsey; Teifi; Marianne
Date_edited 25.06.2003; 18.08.2004; 17.01.2006; 15.08.2006; 16.07.2007
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