Middle Cypriote III Body Sherd of Black Slip II and White Slip Painted III-V Ware With Painted DecorationMiddle Cypriote III
1700 BCE-1600 BCE
2 1/2 in. x 2 1/8 in. x 5/16 in. (6.3 cm x 5.4 cm x 0.77 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.4011
Geography: Asia, Cyprus
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Sherds
Findspot: Tomb 11 at Enkomi
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- Middle Cypriote - Refers to the period from about 1900 to 1600 BCE on the island of Cyprus. The art of the period is characterized by a continuation of Early Cypriote styles including red-polished pottery and the production of flat painted or incised terracotta figurines some with modeled legs and arms.
- painting - The application of paint to a surface primarily for protection or to apply a general color. For the application of pigments to a surface to create an expressive or communicative image, use "painting (image-making)."
- sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
- slip - Fine clay which, when mixed with water, results in a fluid with a creamlike consistency, used in casting, glazing, decorating, and repairing ceramic wares; in its natural state, it contains sufficient flux to be used for glazing and decorating without the need of additives. For ceramic glaze with a high content of slip, use "slip glaze."
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