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Late Cypriote Rim Sherd of Base Ring Ware (?)

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Cypriot Primary

Late Cypriote Rim Sherd of Base Ring Ware (?)

Late Cypriote II
1400 BCE-1200 BCE

2 13/16 in. x 2 5/16 in. x 1/8 in. (7.2 cm x 5.8 cm x 0.35 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.4005
Geography: Asia, Cyprus
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Sherds
Culture/Nationality: Cypriote
Findspot: Tomb 11 at Enkomi

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  • Base Ring - Refers to the pottery style found in Cyprus during the Late Cypriote period from about 1600 to 1050 BCE. The style is characterized by vessels with applied ring shaped bases, finished in a highly polished brown slip with incised or relief decoration or white painted lines.
  • Cypriote pottery styles - Pottery styles belonging to Cypriote cultures.
  • Late Cypriote - Refers to the period from about 1600 to 1050 BCE on the island of Cyprus. The art of the period is characterized by distinctive pottery styles, refined metalwork and decorative ivory pieces, and the growth of eclectic styles resulting from increased trading links with the Near East, Egypt, and Aegean.
  • rim sherds - Fragments of a ceramic or glass vessel from just below the rim.

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