Gourd shaped jug

Description
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.
52/1963/4
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
gourd shaped jug
Simple Name
vessel
Full Name
gourd shaped jug
Cultural Group
Cypriot
Period Classification
Cypriot Archaic - 750-500 BC
Family Group

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

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