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Wheel-made pottery: Mycenaean two-handled lentoid flask of Furumark type FS 189 with ring base, decorated with vertically placed concentric circles in lustrous reddish-brown paint

AN847353001001

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Department: Greek & Roman Antiquities

Registration number: 1899,1229.120

Greek and Roman Antiquities catalogue number: Vase C570

Bibliographic reference
Kiely 2011d A12.2
Vase C570
Malmgren 2003 no. 84, p. 47
SCE IV/1C p.351, Type 189, n

Location:
G12/dc7

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Object types
flask (all objects)

Materials
pottery (scope note | all objects)
Type Series
Furumark FS 189
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 A12 (all objects)
(Europe,Cyprus,Larnaka (district),Klavdia)
Date
1375BC-1300BC
Period/Culture
Late Helladic IIIA2 (scope note | all objects)


Description
Pottery Late Helladic or Mycenaean two-handled lentoid flask, Furumark type FS 189; wheel-made; globular body on a ring base; narrow neck with a rounded rim; pair of opposing handles; fine buff clay decorated lustrous reddish-brown paint: vertically placed concentric circles, bands of paint on the handles and mouth.

Dimensions
Height: 13.3 centimetres
Width: 9.8 centimetres
Weight: 269 grammes

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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