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Wheel-made pottery: Mycenaean three-handled piriform jar of Furumark type FS45 with a LHIIIA2 date; low neck and turned down rim, vertical handles on the shoulder; orange-buff clay and a buff slip with painted  bands and lattice pattern.

AN862263001001

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Department: Greek & Roman Antiquities

Registration number: 1898,1231.21

Greek and Roman Antiquities catalogue number: Vase C460

Bibliographic reference
Kiely 2011c 8.2
Vase C460
SCE IV/1C p. 299, Type 45, o3
Bailey 1976 p.24, pl. XXIXa

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Object types
jar (all objects)

Materials
pottery (scope note | all objects)
Type Series
Furumark (FS 45)
Techniques
wheel-made (scope note | all objects)
slipped (scope note | all objects)
painted (scope note | all objects)
Production place
Made in Greece (all objects)
(Europe,Greece)
Place (findspot)
Excavated/Findspot Hala Sultan Tekke, Tomb 8 (all objects)
(Europe,Cyprus,Larnaka (district),Larnaka (city),Hala Sultan Tekke)
Date
1375BC-1300BC
Period/Culture
Late Helladic IIIA2 (scope note | all objects)


Description
Pottery: Mycenaean three-handled piriform jar of Furumark type FS45; wheel-made; piriform body on a narrow swelling base; short neck with everted, angular rim; three vertical loop handles on the shoulder; made of orange-buff clay and a buff slip with painted bands and lattice pattern in lustrous paint.

Dimensions
Height: 14.5 centimetres


Curator's comments
The attribution to Crowfoot's Tomb 8 is secure as the number is pencilled on the vase.


Acquisition date
1898

Acquisition name
Excavated by The British Museum (biographical details | all objects)


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