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Artifact: bc035

Number:BC035
Ware/Material:Bichrome Ware
Shape/Type:Barrel Jug
Date:Cypro-Archaic
Preservation:Intact
Body Shape:Barrel-shaped with nipples
Base Shape:Rounded
Neck Shape:Cylindrical, with pronounced ridge at midpoint
Rim Shape:Broad funnel mouth
Handle(s):Horizontal strap handle from neck-ridge to shoulder.
Fabric:Buff
Description:The profusion of concentric circle motifs is typical of the cypro-archaic period. On either side of jug, concentric bichrome circle devices wrap about the body. From the nipple in relief, surrounded by a brown band, are: a broad red band, 8 brown bands, and finally 2 broad red bands outlined in brown. 2 vertical motifs of 8 brown bands divide the remainder of the body into 3 registers, filled with a profusion of concentric brown circle motifs. The handle is solid painted on the sides. A ladder motif of brown hatches decorates the front of the handle; the neck-ridge is adorned with a horizontal brown band, as is the body-neck join. Above the neck-ridge, 5 parallel horizontal lines are surmounted by a broad red band rising to a solid brown rim. A final broad brown band decorates the interior of the neck, just below the rim.
Height(cm):31.5
Max. Diameter(cm):22.7
Rim Diameter(cm):10.8
Manufacture:Wheel made
Comparisons in Print:SCE IV:2, Fig. XXII:7, Type 2a.
Remarks:Marked "P 1115" on base.
  

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