Tankard

Description
This tankard or jug was made in Bronze Age Cyprus. It is decorated with diamond shapes, chequers and lines, painted using the natural pigment umber. It was collected by Lord Cobham who was Commissioner in Larnaca between 1879 and 1908.
Accession Loan No.
31/1918/34
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
tankard
Simple Name
vessel
Full Name
tankard, flat bottom with handle, chequered design
Dimensions
whole width 150 mm; whole height 150 mm; whole depth 115 mm
Cultural Group
Cypriot
Production Year Low
-1475
Production Year High
-1400
Family Group

Material
pottery; White Slip II ware
Collector / Excavator
Cobham, Claude Delaval
Collection Country
Cyprus
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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