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
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
gourd-shaped jug
Simple Name
vessel
Full Name
gourd jug, ?aryballos
Dimensions
height 151 mm; W 91 mm
Cultural Group
Cypriot
Production Year Low
-2500
Production Year High
-2000
Family Group

Material
pottery; Red Polished ware III
Collector / Excavator
Gilbertson
Collection Site Name
Idalium [Idalion]
Collection Country
Cyprus
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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