Late Cypriote Body Sherd of Mycenaean Ware with Painted DecorationLate Cypriote IIB-C
1400 BCE-1200 BCE
2 3/8 in. x 2 3/16 in. x 1/8 in. (6 cm x 5.6 cm x 0.36 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.3105
Geography: Asia, Cyprus
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Sherds
This object has the following keywords:
- bodies - Those parts of containers that enclose the contents, as distinguished from accessory components such as covers, handles, and applied decoration.
- 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.
- 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.
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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