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Pottery flask in White Painted String Hole Style;  lentoid body, long thin neck, tubular spout and lateral mouth; two double string-holes on neck and three on each side of body; bands of lattice-triangles in red paint on body.

AN336142001001

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Department: Greek & Roman Antiquities

Registration number: 1899,1229.112

Greek and Roman Antiquities catalogue number: Vase C298

Bibliographic reference
Kiely 2011d A12.1
Vase C298
Malmgren 2003 no. 12, p. 28
Frankel MCWPP p. 71
SCE IV/1B X B 3h, p.43

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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 String-hole Style (SCE type X B 3h)
Techniques
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 A12 (all objects)
(Europe,Cyprus,Larnaka (district),Klavdia)
Date
1850BC-1650BC
Period/Culture
Middle Cypriot (II- III) (scope note | all objects)


Description
Pottery flask in White Painted III-V (String-hole Style) ware; hand-made; lentoid body, long thin neck, tubular spout and lateral mouth; two double string-holes on neck and three on each side of body; bands of lattice-triangles in red paint on body.

Dimensions
Height: 26 centimetres


Curator's comments
The findspot is mentioned in the Catalogue but not in the Register.


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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