Jug with trefoil mouth

Description
This is a red slip jug from ancient Cyprus which is imitating two other types of vessel. The shape and decoration copies that of metal vessels which were much more expensive than ceramic vessels. It is also imitating Phoenician pottery, but was made locally to where it was found.
Accession Loan No.
31/1918/49
Simple Name
vessel
Full Name
jug with trefoil mouth
Collector / Excavator
Cobham, Claude Delaval
Collection Country
Cyprus
Common Name
jug with trefoil mouth
Material
pottery
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Cultural Group
Cyprus
Family Group

Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:46
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:55

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