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Accession_Number REDMG:1958.23.1
adlib_title Cypriote hand made jug
Shape Jug
Shape_description Wide body that tapers at the bottom towards a slightly convex base. The rounded base forces the jug to lean to one side. The tall narrow neck has an everted rim. Single, wide flat strap handle joins the base of the rim and the shoulder.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Incised geometric decor on the body accentuated with appliqué. Geometric motifs consist of zigzags, triangles, and two horizontal lines around the centre of the body and two more around the base of the neck.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete
Technique/Style Hand made
Provenance Unknown
Period Early Cypriote
Date
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Artist
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Image
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Oblique right-side view of an Early Cypriote jar.
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Detail of an Early Cypriote jar, showing the body.
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Right-side view of an Early Cypriote jar.
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Back view of an Early Cypriote jar.
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Left-side view of an Early Cypriote jar.
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Side view of an Early Cypriote jar.
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View of the base of an Early Cypriote jar.
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Top view of an Early Cypriote jar showing the mouth.
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Over head view of an Early Cypriote jar, showing the mouth.
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Comparanda Decaudin (1987) p. 129, #127, pl. 5.
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Beazley_DB
Height 11.5
Diameters Body 8.6; Base 3.4; Rim 2.5
Handle_height 4.5
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Location Reading Museum
Edited_by Marianne
Date_edited 08.07.2009
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