University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 32-27-3
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Cypriot
Provenience: Cyprus
Lapithos
Locus: Tomb 802A
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Polished III
Height: 8cm
Outside Diameter:16cm
Credit Line:Cyprus Expedition; B.H. Hill, 1932
Other Number31 - Field No SF
14 - Other Number

Description

Red polished III black-topped bowl. Light red-orange clay, gray at rim. Dark red-orange slip with some lustre; very lustrous black interior, even black top. Round base, hemispherical body, slightly incurving rim; convex vertical lug at rim, pierced. Incised decoration: seven groups of five or six concentric circles alternating with a chessboard motif formed by six hatched lozenges; group of nine horizontal lines encircling base; below rim, a horizontal band of joined hatched lozenges.


Bibliography:

[Thesis] Herscher, Ellen C. 1978. The Bronze Age Cemetery at Lapithos, VRYSI TOU BARBA, Cyprus: Results of the University of Pennsylvania Museum Excavations, 1931. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 28-29, no. 14View Objects cited in this Publication

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