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Figurine of a female head

This is part of pottery figurine of a woman or goddess which was found ‘among debris near Larnica, Cyprus, 1867’. Figurines were very popular votive items in the ancient world...

Kalpis

A ‘kalpis’ was an ancient Greek jug used to carry water. This one is decorated with the head of a lady wearing large ear-rings and a necklace. On the other...

Cup

This is a black glaze ware drinking cup which was made in ancient Greece and imported to Cyprus....

Phiale

The image on this plate is a ‘pegasus’ or winged horse, which was a popular mythical creature in ancient Greece. It was bought from Harold Clemens, an enthusiastic collector of...

Oinochoe

This type of jug was used in ancient Greece for pouring wine. This one is decorated with a young man and a seated woman who is holding a mirror and...

Amphora

‘Amphorae’ were used in ancient Greece as storage jars for liquids or grain. The decoration shows two women in conversation, one holding a mirror. It belonged to Lieutenant Colonel Montague, who...

Linch pin terminal

This piece of bronze would have been used to help secure a chariot wheel to the vehicle’s axle; it is the equivalent of a car’s wheel nut. Originally it...

Lamp filler

This ancient Greek Attic ware askos, or oil filler, is missing its handle and spout. It was part of a collection belonging to a local amateur archaeology couple, but unfortunately...