About this object

History of use

For storing and pouring liquids.


White Slip I Ware; Late Cypriot I.

Physical description

Jug made of cream, fairly fine-grained clay with a cream slip. Grey-brown, thin, matt paint. Pyriform body, short neck, beaked mouth, small vertical handle from neck to shoulder. Decoration consists of three vertical bands dividing neck into two zones. Three groups of horizontal lines in each zone. Body is divided into two halves by a horizontal wavy line framed by two straight bands. In the upper half are wide, latticed vertical panels framed on each side by a plain vertical band. In the lower half of the body are four groups of four parallel vertical lines converging in the centre on the bottom.