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Artifact: bc004

Number:BC004
Ware/Material:Red Polished Ware
Shape/Type:Plank-shaped figurine
Date:Middle Cypriot
Preservation:Mended, with modern reconstruction
Description:These stylized ceramic representations of humans borrow production techniques from contemporary pottery: polished red slip, lime filled incised decoration, pierced lugs. This particular example relies heavily on hatched horizontal devices to indicate not only jewelry and pendants, but also clothing and rudimentary anatomical details. Decorated front and back.
Height(cm):30.1
Width(cm):9.8
Thickness(cm):1.1
Manufacture:Hand built
Comparisons in Print:Karageorghis 1991: plate XXVII:1.
  

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