Cypriote Base Ring Ware FragmentLate Cypriote I
1600 BCE-1450 BCE
3 3/8 in. x 2 13/16 in. x 7/8 in. (8.5 cm x 7.1 cm x 2.3 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.3045
Geography: Asia, Cyprus
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Sherds
This object has the following keywords:
- 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.
- bases - Elements at the bottoms of structures or objects upon which the upper parts rest or are supported; for large objects, bases are often relatively massive. For terminal elements upon which objects rest and that are small in relation to the body of the object, use "feet."
- 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.
Owner Name: Gift of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus
Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA
Disposal Method: Donation to Bryn Mawr College in 1986
Ownership End Date: 1986
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