About this object

History of use

Used to store and pour liquids.


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

Cultural context


Physical description

Jug made of red, fairly gritty clay, glazed with white filling in incising. Pyriform body, narrow cylindrical neck. Small bell rim. Handle from rim to shoulder. The decoration consists of two groups of five encircling grooves on neck; two groups of seven encircling grooves on body. These flank a large vertical zigzag pattern made up of six parallel lines.