Bottle-shaped pendant

Unknown"2500-2300 BC" - ""

Museum of Cycladic Art

Museum of Cycladic Art
Athens, Greece

Cypriot bottle-shaped pendant with globular body, cylindrical neck and a suspension hole at the top of the neck. This small pendant is attributed to the local "Philia culture", which dates to the very beginning of the Early Bronze Age. It may have been used as an amulet.


  • Title: Bottle-shaped pendant
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Creator Gender: None
  • Date Created: "2500-2300 BC" - ""
  • Provenance: Paphos district, Cyprus
  • Physical Dimensions: w10 x h25 mm
  • Period: Early Bronze Age
  • Culture: Cypriot
  • Type: pendant
  • Rights: N.P. Goulandris Foundation - Museum of Cycladic Art, Th.N. Zintilis Collection, no. 428, http://www.cycladic.gr/frontoffice/portal.asp?cpage=NODE&cnode=25&clang=1
  • External Link: Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens, Greece
  • Medium: steatite

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