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Pottery: Black Lustrous Wheel-made juglet with piriform body and low flared base and an oval high handle from rim to shoulder; everted rim; partly worn black lustrous slip.

AN335896001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Greek & Roman Antiquities

Registration number: 1899,1229.107

Greek and Roman Antiquities catalogue number: Vase C195

Bibliographic reference
Kiely 2011d A2.1
Vase C195
Malmgren 2003 no. 62, p. 41

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Object types
jug (all objects)

Materials
pottery (scope note | all objects)
Ware
Black Slip Ware (?) (scope note | all objects)
Techniques
slipped (scope note | all objects)
Production place
Made in Cyprus (all objects)
(Europe,Cyprus)
Place (findspot)
Excavated/Findspot Klavdia, Tomb A2 (all objects)
(Europe,Cyprus,Larnaka (district),Klavdia)
Date
1650BC-1550BC (circa)
Period/Culture
Late Cypriot I (LCIA) (all objects)


Description
Pottery juglet with a black slip; piriform body on a low rounded base; relatively tall, narrow neck, with slightly concave sides; oval-sectioned handle arching from shoulder to rim; everted rim; partly worn black lustrous slip.

Dimensions
Height: 10 centimetres


Curator's comments
Classified by Malmgren as Black Lustrous Wheelmade, but the fabric resembles Black Slip wares. The vessel may be an attempt to imitate or echo imported Tell Yahudiyeh juglets.


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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