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Pottery spherical bottle in White Painted III-V Latticed Diamond style; hand-made; spherical body; long narrow neck with two string-hole handles at neck base; red lattice pattern on buff polished slip.

AN335942001001

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Department: Greek & Roman Antiquities

Registration number: 1899,1229.114

Greek and Roman Antiquities catalogue number: Vase C290

Bibliographic reference
Kiely 2011d A15.1
Vase C290
Malmgren 2003 Cat. no. 9, pp. 27, pl. 3a
SCE IV/1B IV.A.1.a, p33

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Object types
flask (all objects)

Materials
pottery (scope note | all objects)
Ware
White Painted Ware (scope note | all objects)
Type Series
White Painted Latticed Diamond Style (SCE type IVa 1a)
Techniques
polished (all objects)
painted (scope note | all objects)
handmade (scope note | all objects)
Production place
Made in Cyprus (all objects)
(Europe,Cyprus)
Place (findspot)
Excavated/Findspot Klavdia, Tomb A15 (all objects)
(Europe,Cyprus,Larnaka (district),Klavdia)
Date
1850BC-1650BC
Period/Culture
Middle Cypriot (II-III) (scope note | all objects)


Description
Pottery spherical bottle in White Painted Latticed Diamond Style ware; hand-made; spherical body; long narrow neck with two string-hole handles at neck base; red lattice pattern on buff polished slip.

Dimensions
Height: 11.2 centimetres


Curator's comments
According to Åström, some of the WP III-IV (Latticed Diamond Style) wares were made in the same workshops as WP III-V (String-hole style) vase (SCE IV/1B, 32, note 1).


Acquisition date
1899

Acquisition name
Excavated by Francis Bertram Welch (biographical details | all objects)
Excavated by The British Museum (biographical details | all objects)
Excavated by Percy Christian (biographical details | all objects)


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