Late Cypriote Neck Fragment of a Base Ring Ware JugLate Cypriote II
1450 BCE-1200 BCE
2 3/16 in. x 1 13/16 in. x 3/16 in. (5.5 cm x 4.6 cm x 0.5 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.3058
Geography: Asia, Cyprus
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; 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.
- Cypriote pottery styles - Pottery styles belonging to Cypriote cultures.
- jugs - Vessels, generally made of earthenware, stoneware or porcelain and often of large capacity, which have a narrow neck and a handle (usually a vertical loop or scroll handle); may sometimes have a pouring lip.
- 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.
- necks - Relatively narrow, or constricted parts of containers, such as the slender portion of a bottle or vase between the mouth and the shoulders.
- 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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