University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:54-41-47
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cypriot
Provenience: Cyprus
Kourion
Bamboula
Site Name/Number: Kourion
Locus: Tomb 4
Period: Cypro-Archaic II
Cypro-Archaic I
Date Made: 500 BC-400 BC
Early Date: -500
Late Date: -400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Bichrome Red V
Height: 29.2 cm
Outside Diameter:20.5 cm
Credit Line:Cyprus Expedition, 1954
Other Number:P1730 - Field No SF

Description

Complete except for rim. Handle mended. Long, narrow tapering neck. Sperical but somewhat sagging body. Ring base. Bi-partite figure 7 handle. Clay reddish brown with large white bits. Reddish brown slip on surface, burnished to luster with vertical strokes. Matt black paint; rings below trefoil rim and one at base of neck. Paint on sides of handles. Two groups of three horizontal bars on back of handle. On each side at center: a small "bull's eye" pattern enlivened by two circles in white matt paint. Near shoulder concentric circles within large concentric rings. Around the shoulder horizontally a wide bank of concentric rings. On front: (lower) "bull's eye" pattern and three pendant groups of concentric circles; (upper) two vertical rows of three groups of concentric circles. Back: three pendant groups of concentric circles.


Bibliography:

[Article] Benson, Jack L. 1956. "A Tomb of the Early Classical Period at Bamboula". American Journal of Archaeology. Vol. 60. no. No.1. pg. 43-50 : Page/Fig./Plate: p..45-6; pl. 36, no. 27.View Objects related to this reference

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