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Polished calcite alabaster straightsided bowl, with footed base; repaired from many pieces; exterior wall ridged with three encircling bands;rim and foot chipped.

AN534550001001

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Department: Greek & Roman Antiquities

Registration number: 1898,1201.107

Bibliographic reference
Kiely 2011b 1.4
Jacobsson 1994 No. 28
Johnson 1980 no. 31, pl. X

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Object types
bowl (all objects)

Materials
calcite (scope note | all objects)
Techniques
polished (all objects)
ground (all objects)
Production place
Made in Egypt (?) (scope note | all objects)
(Africa,Egypt)
Place (findspot)
Excavated/Findspot Maroni, Tomb 1 (all objects)
(Europe,Cyprus,Larnaka (district),Maroni)
Date
1650BC-1200BC
Period/Culture
Late Cypriot I (?) (all objects)
Late Cypriot II (?) (all objects)


Description
Polished calcite alabaster straightsided bowl, with footed base; repaired from many pieces; exterior wall ridged with three encircling bands;rim and foot chipped.

Dimensions
Height: 7.3 centimetres
Diameter: 15.2 centimetres

Acquisition date
1898

Acquisition name
Excavated by The British Museum (biographical details | all objects)


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