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stirrup jar

Mycenaean stirrup jar; wheel-made; piriform body on a high stem and splaying foot; false neck and two strap handles; reddish-brown painted decorated of bands and chevrons on shoulder; chipped foot.

AN336567001001

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Department: Greek & Roman Antiquities

Registration number: 1899,1229.119

Greek and Roman Antiquities catalogue number: Vase C516

Bibliographic reference
Kiely 2011d A1.4
Vase C516
Malmgren 2003 no. 82, p. 46
SCE IV/1C p. 337, Type 166, b2

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Object types
stirrup jar (all objects)

Materials
pottery (scope note | all objects)
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 Klavdia, Tomb A1 (all objects)
(Europe,Cyprus,Larnaka (district),Klavdia)
Date
1400BC-1200BC
Period/Culture
Late Helladic III (scope note | all objects)


Description
Wheel-made pottery: Mycenaean stirrup jar, of Furumark type FS 166; piriform body on a high stem with splaying foot; false neck and two strap handles;pinkish clay with a buff slip and reddish-brown painted decoration of bands and chevrons on shoulder; chipped foot.

Dimensions
Height: 17.4 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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