About this object

History of use

Used for storing and pouring liquids.


Cypro-Archaic, 725-475 B.C.E. White painted V Ware.

Cultural context


Physical description

Miniature yellow-buff coloured jug with gray-black designs. The jug is fine grained, hard-fired clay. There is a yellow-buff slip over the entire surface and a gray-black matte pain. The jug has a very low ring foot, ovoid body, narrow neck with a large ridge and a flat everted rim. There is a small vertical handle from ridge to shoulder. Designs on the body include 11 bands of varying thickness and four sets of concentric circles above the bands. Designs on the neck consist of three horizontal bands and one wavy band. On the rim there is a ring of triangles.