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Object Number:49-12-100
Current Location: Classical World Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Cyprus
Site Name/Number: Kourion
Locus: Tomb 6:7
Period: Late Cypriot IIB
Late Helladic IIIA
Late Helladic IIIB
Technique:Mycenean Ware
Height: 29.2 cm
Width: 40 cm
Outside Diameter:31.5 cm
Credit Line:Cyprus Expedition, J. F. Daniel, 1949
Other Number:P994 - Field No SF
K74 - Field No SF


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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Kourion (Curium) Excavations of the University Museum 1934-1954 (1955 - 1969) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical Gallery: Cyprus (1969 - 1975) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical Gallery: Aegean/Cretan (1975 - 2000) View Objects in Exhibition
Worlds Intertwined: Classical World Introduction (14 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition


[Article] Smith, Joanna S. 2012. "Seals, Scripts, and Politics at Late Bronze Age Kourion". American Journal of Archaeology. Boston. Archaeological Institute of America. Vol. 116. no. 1. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 57, no. 22, fig. 9[d4]View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 31, fig. 7View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Daniel, John F., and Angel, John L., and Porada, Edith, and Benson, Jack L. 1972. Bamboula at Kourion: The Necropolis and the Finds.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 113, no. B1063, pl. 32View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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