Flask

Description
This small jug was made in Iron Age Cyprus. It has a single handle and a ‘trefoil’ spout, and is decorated with black line and circle patterns. It was collected by Lord Cobham who was Commissioner in Larnaca between 1879 and 1908.
Accession Loan No.
31/1918/26
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
flask
Simple Name
vessel
Full Name
jug, ampulla
Dimensions
whole height 195 mm; whole diameter 125 mm
Cultural Group
Cypriot
Period Classification
Cypriot Archaic - 750-500 BC
Production Year Low
-850
Production Year High
-600
Production Country
Cyprus
Family Group

Material
pottery; Black on Red ware
Collector / Excavator
Cobham, Claude Delaval
Collection Country
Cyprus
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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