About this object

History of use

For storing and pouring liquids.


Middle Cypriot III

Physical description

Jug made of red, gritty clay and covered in a cream slip. Red-brown, thin, matt paint is used to decorate. Rounded base and a globular body with a straight neck. On top is a beaked mouth with a vertical handle from the rim to the shoulder; lugs on either side of neck near top and at base of neck opposite handle. Decoration consists of horizontal, parallel lines on neck and handle, on the body groups of oblique lines and on the base, three groups of three parallel lines.