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unknown Cypriot
Cypriot Primary

Cypriote White Slip Ware Body Sherd

Late Cypriote II
1400 BCE-1200 BCE

1 in. x 15/16 in. x 1/8 in. (2.5 cm x 2.4 cm x 0.3 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.3789
Geography: Asia, Cyprus
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Sherds
Culture/Nationality: Cypriote

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  • bodies - Those parts of containers that enclose the contents, as distinguished from accessory components such as covers, handles, and applied decoration.
  • Cypriote - Refers to the culture of the island of Cyprus, particularly during the Bronze Age from about 2300 to 1050 BCE.
  • sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
  • White Slip - Refers to the pottery style found in Cyprus during the Late Cypriote period from about 1600 to 1050 BCE. The style is generally characterized by vessels with a thick, creamy white slip that are decorated with dark colored paint.

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