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Bowl

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Object Number:MS5683
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cypriote
Provenience: Cyprus
Kafizin
Date Made: 1st Century BC
Early Date: -99
Late Date: 0
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Inscribed
Iconography:Greek Inscription
Height: 8.3 cm
Outside Diameter:22 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Nicholas Christofi, 1923
Other Number:KAF28 - Field No SF

Description

Inscribed 2 handled coarse bowl ring foot, broadly open bowl, slightly outturned rim. A loop handle, circular in section, is set at right angles to wall just below lip on each side. Dark buff clay. Only one fragment, of rim and upper wall missing: restored in plaster. Two inscriptions impressed while clay was moist: one in two lines encircling foot on lower wall; the other in one line with a small part of a second encircling upper wall of interior.

Bibliography:

[Article] Kent, Roland G., and Dohan, Edith H. 1926. "New Inscriptions from Cyprus". American Journal of Archaeology. Vol. 30. no. 3. pg. 249 - 258 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 249-252, fig. 1-4View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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