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White Painted pottery tankard; wide neck with plain rim; thumb-piece at top of handle; black painted decoration on buff ground including band of lattice-triangles and annules; matt slip.

AN394028001001

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Department: Greek & Roman Antiquities

Registration number: 1899,1229.127

Greek and Roman Antiquities catalogue number: Vase C271

Bibliographic reference
Kiely 2011d A1.1
Vase C271
Malmgren 2003 no 21, pp. 30
SCE IV/1C VI B b, p. 60

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Object types
tankard (all objects)

Materials
pottery (scope note | all objects)
Ware
White Painted Ware (scope note | all objects)
Type Series
White Painted VI (SCE type VI B b)
Techniques
slipped (scope note | 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 A1 (all objects)
(Europe,Cyprus,Larnaka (district),Klavdia)
Date
1650BC-1450BC
Period/Culture
Late Cypriot I (all objects)


Description
White Painted hand-made pottery tankard; wide neck with plain rim; thumb-piece at top of handle; black painted decoration on buff ground including band of lattice-triangles and annules; matt slip.

Dimensions
Height: 22.5 centimetres

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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