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Object Number:49-12-100
Current Location: Classical World Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Cyprus
Locus: Tomb 6:7
Period: Late Cypriot IIB
Technique:Mycenean Ware
Height: 29.2cm
Width: 40cm
Outside Diameter:31.5cm
Credit Line:Cyprus Expedition, J. F. Daniel, 1949
Other NumberP994 - Field No SF
B1063 - Other Number
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:

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


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

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