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Small juglet in Black-on-Red ware; wheel-made; globular body with flat base; wide, slightly concave neck and everted rim; vertical loop handle from body to rim; pink-buff clay with thick, lustrous red slip and black painted decoration; band of four horizontal lines around the belly of the vase with single bands of varying widths on the neck and rim. Three groups of concentric circles regularly spaced around the shoulder; small chip off the rim.

AN578577001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Greek & Roman Antiquities

Registration number: 1896,0201.290

Greek and Roman Antiquities catalogue number: Vase C886

Bibliographic reference
Kiely 2011a 1.2
CVA British Museum 9 BM IIC,c, pl.16,11
Vase C886
Murray, Smith and Walters 1900 p. 81, Tomb 1 no. 5; p. 76 & fig. 133

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Object types
juglet (all objects)

Materials
pottery (scope note | all objects)
Ware
Black-On-Red Ware (scope note | all objects)
Type Series
Black-on-Red II
Techniques
wheel-made (scope note | all objects)
slipped (scope note | all objects)
painted (scope note | all objects)
Production place
Made in Cyprus (all objects)
(Europe,Cyprus)
Place (findspot)
Excavated/Findspot Kourion, 'Site A' (Kaloriziki), tomb 1 (scope note | all objects)
(Europe,Cyprus,Limassol (district),Kourion)
Date
750BC-600BC
Period/Culture
Cypro-Archaic I (scope note | all objects)


Description
Small juglet in Black-on-Red ware; wheel-made; globular body with flat base; wide, slightly concave neck and everted rim; vertical loop handle from body to rim; pink-buff clay with thick, lustrous red slip and black painted decoration; band of four horizontal lines around the belly of the vase with single bands of varying widths on the neck and rim. Three groups of concentric circles regularly spaced around the shoulder; small chip off the rim.

Dimensions
Height: 7.3 centimetres


Curator's comments
SCE IV/2, fig. XXXVIII, 15. See Schreiber 2003 for a modern survey of this ware.

Bibliography:
Schreiber N. 2003, The Cypro-Phoenician pottery of the Iron Age. Culture and history of the ancient Near East 13 (Leiden; Boston, 2003).


Acquisition date
1896

Acquisition name
Excavated by Turner Bequest Excavations, Curium (biographical details | all objects)
From Turner Bequest Excavations, Curium (biographical details | all objects)
Funded by Emma Tourner Turner (bequest) (biographical details | all objects)


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