Middle Cypriote I Black Slip II Ware sherdMiddle Cypriote I
1900 BCE-1800 BCE
2 1/16 in. x 1 7/16 in. x 5/16 in. (5.3 cm x 3.7 cm x 0.8 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.3846
Geography: Asia, Cyprus
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Sherds
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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.
- 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.
- 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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