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stirrup jar

Wheel-made pottery: Mycenaean small stirrup jar with globular body of Furumark type FS 171 and LHIIIA2 date, reddish clay with buff slip and orange-red painted decoration, featuring wide and narrow bands.

AN862264001001

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Department: Greek & Roman Antiquities

Registration number: 1898,1231.24

Greek and Roman Antiquities catalogue number: Vase C513

Bibliographic reference
Kiely 2011c 8.3
Vase C513
Bailey 1976 p. 25; XXIXc,d
SCE IV/1C p. 341, Type 171, z2

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Object types
stirrup jar (all objects)

Materials
pottery (scope note | all objects)
Type Series
Furumark type (FS 171)
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
Wheel-made pottery: Mycenaean small stirrup jar with globular body of Furumark type FS 171 and LHIIIA2 date, reddish clay with buff slip and orange-red painted decoration, featuring wide and narrow bands.

Dimensions
Height: 8.9 centimetres

Acquisition date
1898

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


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