Gourd shaped jug

This jug was made in Bronze Age Cyprus. It is a called a ‘gourd shaped jug’ due to its shape. It has one angled handle stretching from the top of the body to the base of the neck, and decorated with wavy red lines.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
gourd shaped jug
Simple Name
Full Name
gourd shaped jug
Cultural Group
Period Classification
Cypriot Archaic - 750-500 BC
Family Group

pottery; Red on Black Slip ware
Collector / Excavator
Burd, Mrs
Collection Country
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent

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