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Krater

Object Number:
49-12-100
Current Location:
Provenience:
Cyprus
Kourion
Bamboula
Locus:
Tomb 6:7
Period:
Late Cypriot IIB
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Mycenean Ware
Description:
Nearly complete and mended. Shape like B 1062 (P972) Clay: dark buff, clean and firm; wet-smoothed. Paint: slightly lustrous orange-brown. Band on rim, another slightly below rim interior and 2 halfway down interior. On each handle a blotch of paint starting at the right and covering about 2/3 of handle. Exterior: band below rim and below handle, on and just above base. Handle-zone divided into 2 panels on each side by vertical chain patterns between narrow bands (A); and by vertical plait ornament between narrow bands of which the central member is scalloped (B), In each panel: a bird with spread tail and long-beacked head turned back, its body divided by a line longitudinally and filled with small crosses or x's. Legs (A), both have v. wavy lines; (B), left bird has x's, right has dots. Necks (A), both have zigzags; (B), left bird has dots, right has horizontal wavy lines.
Height:
29.2cm
Width:
40cm
Outside Diamater:
31.5cm
Credit Line:
Cyprus Expedition, J. F. Daniel
Other Number:
P994   -   Field No SF
B1063   -   Other Number
K74   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Worlds Intertwined: Classical World Introduction (14 Mar 2003)
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Classical Gallery: Aegean/Cretan (1975 - 2000)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 31, fig. 7
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[Book] Benson, Jack L., et al. 1972. Bamboula at Kourion: The Necropolis and the Finds. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 113, pl. 32
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[Article] Benson, Jack L. 1956. "A Tomb of the Early Classical Period at Bamboula". AJA. 60 (No.1): 43-50.
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