About this object

History of use

Used for pouring and storing liquids.


Late Cypriot I; 1550-1400 B.C.E.; White Slip I Ware.

Cultural context


Physical description

Grey, clay jus with a cream slip with white limestone particles. Fairly thick slip and dark brown, thin matte paint. Fairly high ring foot, squat globular depressed body, tall neck with moderately flaring rim, vertical strap handle from neck to shoulder with horned projection at its top. Decoration consists of vertical and horizontal latticed bands and vertical rows of lozenges on body, short rows of stippling on rim and horned projection, zigzag pattern on handle.