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stirrup jar

Pottery: Wheel-made Mycenaean stirrup jar with a high stem, orange clay with cream slip decorated with painted reddish-brown bands and concentric semicircles; the spout is missing; a side fragment is missing.

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Department: Greek & Roman Antiquities

Registration number: 1898,1201.205

Greek and Roman Antiquities catalogue number: Vase C512

Bibliographic reference
Vase C512
Kiely 2011c I.1
SCE IV/1C p. 337, Type 166, y
Bailey 1976 p. 8, pl.II

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Object types
stirrup jar (all objects)

Materials
pottery (scope note | all objects)
Type Series
Furumark (FS 166)
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 I (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: Wheel-made Mycenaean stirrup jar with a high stem with Furumark shape FS166; orange clay with cream slip decorated with painted reddish-brown bands and concentric semicircles; the spout is missing; a side fragment is missing.

Dimensions
Height: 17.1 centimetres
Diameter: 14.2 centimetres (max.)


Curator's comments
Pottery flakes from this vase are registsred as 1898,12-1.205*.


Acquisition date
1898

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


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