- Museum number
Terracotta model boat; hand-made; red and black painted decoration including eyes.
- Production date
- 750 BC- 475 BC
Length: 17 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- See Westerberg 1983 for a survey of ship models of this period, which are particularly common around Amathus which may be the source of this example. Also Karageorghis 1996. On the ship models from the British Museum excavations at Amathus, see Hermary 1996.
Hermary A. 1996, 'Figurines en terre cuite des fouilles anglaises d'Amathonte (1893-1894)', CCEC 26 (1996/2).
Karageorghis V. 1996, The coroplastic art of ancient Cyprus. VI. Monsters, animals and miscellanea (Nicosia).
Westerberg K. 1983, Cypriote ships from the Bronze Age to c. 500 BC (Göteborg)
- On display (G72/dc5)
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 1881,0614.7 (EA Number)