Amphora

Description
This is a White Painted Ware jar or ‘amphora’ with two lug handles and was made in the Cypriot Iron Age. It is decorated with dark horizontal rings round the neck and body and shows signs of wear. The shape of this jar was influenced by Greek pottery but it was made in Cyprus. This vessel was donated to the museum in 1882.
Accession Loan No.
A532
Simple Name
vessel
Full Name
jug, amphora
Collector / Excavator
Gilbertson
Collection Country
Cyprus
Common Name
amphora
Material
pottery; White Painted Geometric Ware
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Production Year Low
-1050
Production Year High
-750
Collection Site Name
Idalium [Idalion]
Cultural Group
Cypriot; Greek
Family Group

Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:42
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:51

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