About this object

History of use

Used for storing and pouring liquids.


Early Cypriot III-Middle Cypriot II; 2000-1700 B.C.E.; Red Polished III Ware

Cultural context


Physical description

Jug made of red fine-grained clay, glazed with white filling in incised decoration. Pyriform body, narrow cylindrical neck, small bell rim. Handle originally from rim to shoulder. On neck are two groups of six or seven encircling grooves. On body a group of five encircling grooves below which is a row of large contiguous hatched lozenges, each divided in half by encircling groove in the centre of the pot. A group of seven encircling grooves around bottom of body.