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Artifact: bc017

Number:BC017
Ware/Material:White Slip II Ware
Shape/Type:Bowl
Date:Late Cypriot
Preservation:Intact, slip eroded in some places
Body Shape:Deep hemispherical bowl
Base Shape:Rounded
Rim Shape:Plain, slightly in-turned rim
Handle(s):Wishbone handle rising slightly from upper body
Fabric:Greyish-buff
Description:White slip with painted matte brown decoration. Handle solid-painted on sides, while top receives a motif of short diagonal hatches. Solid lines surround body-handle join. Series of short, close hatches at rim surmount a horizontal checkerboard lattice band. From this, a series of pendent motifs at regular intervals: 4 short motifs with 2 hatched lozenges, 4 long motifs with 6-7 hatched lozenges, and 8 long checkerboard lattice bands.
Height(cm):10.7
Max. Diameter(cm):16.8
Rim Diameter(cm):16
Manufacture:Hand built
Comparisons in Print:SCE IV:IC, 466, Type I D, Webb 1997: 9.
Online Comparison:Harvard Semitic Museum, Cesnola Collection
Online Comparison:University of Edinburgh, Classics Teaching Collection
Remarks:Marked P. 585 and Acquired Kolokasides c-992-6. Such vessels were very common in settlements and graves, with thousands exported to the near east.
  

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