Piriform jar

Description
This pear-shaped (piriform) jar has three lug handles. It is decorated with brown zig-zag lines and horizontal bands. It was made during the Cypriot Middle to Late Bronze Age. The man who donated this object to the museum was Commissioner of Larnaca between 1879 and 1908 and collected many archaeological objects during his time on the island of Cyprus. Unfortunately he did not record where any of the objects were discovered.
Accession Loan No.
31/1918/32
Simple Name
vessel
Full Name
piriform jar, three lug handles
Collector / Excavator
Cobham, Claude Delaval
Collection Country
Cyprus
Common Name
piriform jar
Material
pottery; Mycenaean ware
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Production Year Low
-2000
Production Year High
-1050
Cultural Group
Mycenaean, Cypriot
Family Group

Dimensions
height 181 mm; W 155 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:46
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:55

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