About this object

History of use

Used for storing and pouring liquids.


Cypro-Archaic; plain White Ware.

Cultural context


Physical description

Clay jug; light brown, fired to buff on surface, medium-grained, full of dark grits and white limestone particles. Surface pitted where the grits have fallen out during the firing. Surface is gritty to the touch. Traces of what appears to be thin, matte white slip streaked on rim and a few patches on body. Flat-bottomed round bulbous body, short narrow cylindrical neck ends in a plain slightly thickened rim. Small strap handle, round in cross-section, attached to rim and upper body.