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Cypriot Primary

Cypriote Bichrome Terracotta Ram

Cypro-Archaic II
Early 5th century BCE

3 7/8 x 3 3/4 x 1 15/16 in. (9.9 x 9.5 x 4.9 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: T.222
Geography: Asia, Cyprus
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Sculptures; Terracottas
Culture/Nationality: Cypriote

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  • Cypriote - Refers to the culture of the island of Cyprus, particularly during the Bronze Age from about 2300 to 1050 BCE.
  • terracotta - A baked or semi-fired material that is usually a mixture of clay, grog, and water; it has been used for pottery, statuettes, lamps, roof tiles, and cornices since ancient times. It may be glazed prior to firing. To produce an item, terracotta is molded or shaped, dried for several days then fired to at least 600 C. It is fireproof, lighter in weight than stone, and usually brownish red in color.

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  • Cypriote Pottery Bryn Mawr College , Feb 8, 2013 – Apr 14, 2015

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