Gourd-shaped jug

Description
This is a Red Incised Ware alabastron or gourd-shaped jug. It was made in the Cypriot Early Bronze Age. It has a round base and body sloping shoulders and a well defined long neck. This vessel was donated to the museum in 1882.
Accession Loan No.
A535
Simple Name
vessel
Full Name
gourd jug, ?aryballos
Collector / Excavator
Gilbertson
Collection Country
Cyprus
Common Name
gourd-shaped jug
Material
pottery; Red Polished ware III
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Production Year Low
-2500
Production Year High
-2000
Collection Site Name
Idalium [Idalion]
Cultural Group
Cypriot
Family Group

Dimensions
height 151 mm; W 91 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:42
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:51

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