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Accession_Number REDMG:1958.33.1
adlib_title Cypriote wheel made jug
Shape Jug
Shape_description Jug with bulbous body with delineated flat base. Single strap handle joins the upper body to the centre of the long neck with a funnel-shaped mouth ending with an everted rim.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description Bichrome ware
Munsell_color
Decoration Rim painted black. three horizontal lines around the upper body, one zigzag line around centre of the neck and single wide band around the base of the neck. Two narrow black horizontal bands around the upper body. Four sets of seven narrow black conentric circles and one wide red circle around the body. Horizontal and vertical bars on the outer handle.
Inscriptions
Condition Some cracking and pitting on the surface and chipping around the rim. Paint worn in places. Wheel marks around the neck and upper body. 'Cyprus' written in pencil.
Technique/Style Wheel made
Provenance Unknown
Period Cypro-Geometric I-II
Date
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Artist
Attribution
Image
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Front-right side view of a Cypriote bichrome jug, showing the handle and the decor on the body.
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Right side vbiew of a Cypriote bichrome jug, showing the handle and the decor on the body.
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Front view of a Cypriote bichrome jug, showing the decor on the body.
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Right-side view of a Cypriote bichrome jug, showing the handle and the decor on the body.
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Back side view of a Cypriote bichrome jug, showing the handle and the decor on the body.
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View of the base of a Cypriote bichrome jug.
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Over head view of a Cypriote bichrome jug, showing the mouth.
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Detail of a Cypriote bichrome jug, showing the handle and the neck.
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Detail of a Cypriote bichrome jug, showing the connection between handle and neck.
Comparanda CVA British Museum fasc. 2, pl. 11 #25
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 26.5
Diameters Body 17.8; Base 7.4; Mouth 6.7
Handle_height 10.1
Other_dims.
Location
Edited_by Marianne
Date_edited 08.07.2009
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