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Female figurine playing a lyre

This pottery figurine depicts a woman or goddess in draped clothing, with a necklace, bracelet and head-dress and and carrying a lyre. Substantial traces of red pigment survive on her...

Ampulla

This is a flat based, round bodied, two handled jug with a tall slim neck and round splayed lip. The type of pottery is known as ‘Black-on-Red Ware’. This vessel...

Female figurine

This figurine depicts a nude woman with her arms by her side, her feet pointing outwards and wearing a head-dress. The figurine has traces of mud which has not been...

Cup

This small cup or juglet was made in the Cypriot Early Bronze Age. It was collected by Lord Cobham who was Commissioner in Larnaca between 1879 and 1908....

Figurine of a person carrying an animal

Figurines like these were very popular in Iron Age Cyprus. They were left by worshippers at temples to show people undertaking votive acts. This person is carrying an animal...

Drinking cup

This cup has a single wishbone handle. It dates from the Cypriot Late Bronze Age. The man who donated this object to the museum was Commissioner of Larnaca between 1879...

Spindle whorl

This is a Cypriot Early Bronze Age spindle whorl, made and decorated in the same style as pottery from the time. Spindle whorls were an essential tool used for preparing...

Jug with fluted sides and trefoil mouth

In the ancient world metal objects were often more highly prized and more expensive than pottery items. Pottery vessels were often made to imitate the shapes of their metal counterparts...

Oinochoe

This round-bellied jug (oinochoe) has a long narrow neck, splayed round lip and one handle. It has a raised spiral design on the body and around the neck which is...