Search this Catalogue

Advanced search

Previous

8 of 113

Next

bowl

Pottery: wheel-made Mycenaean shallow bowl of Furumark type FS 296 with loop horizontal handles at the rim; buff clay with buff slip, decorated  with brownish-red lustrous paint; the rim and handles are painted; encircling bands enclose four bull protomes which alternate with sea anenome motifs; base is solid paint; mended.

AN847359001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

  • Detail: OtherDetail: Other
  • Full: FrontFull: Front
  • Full: FrontFull: Front

Department: Greek & Roman Antiquities

Registration number: 1899,1229.124

Greek and Roman Antiquities catalogue number: Vase C672

Bibliographic reference
Kiely 2011d A14.2
Vase C672
Furumark 1941 FS 296:52
Malmgren 2003 no. 92, p. 50
SCE IV/1C p. 379, Type 296, x
MPVP V.91

Location:
G12/dc7

Back to search results

Back to catalogue

Object types
bowl (all objects)

Materials
pottery (scope note | all objects)
Type Series
Furumark (FS 296)
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 A14 (all objects)
(Europe,Cyprus,Larnaka (district),Klavdia)
Date
1300BC-1200BC (circa)
Period/Culture
Late Helladic IIIB (scope note | all objects)


Description
Pottery Late Helladic (Mycenaean) shallow bowl, of Furumark type FS 296; wheel-made; shallow body (shape distorted in firing) with a rounded bottom sitting on a ring base; slightly everted rim; pair of opposing loop horizontal handles just below the rim; made of buff clay with buff slip, decorated with brownish-red lustrous paint: outside are encircling bands on the body, rim also painted; inside, encircling bands enclose four bull protomes which alternate with sea anenome motifs; the base is solid paint; vessel mended from fragments, paint is worn in places.

Dimensions
Height: 6.7 centimetres
Diameter: 22.2 centimetres (rim)


Curator's comments
The tomb number is recorded in Walters' vase catalogue of 1912 but not in the original GR Register.


Subject
mammal (all objects)


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)


Noticed a mistake? Have some extra information about this object? Please contact us


To bookmark this page select "Bookmark this page" or "Add to favourites" from the web browser menu.


Previous

8 of 113

Next

Loading...