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Jar

UnknownLC I

National Museums of World Culture

National Museums of World Culture

Biconical, depressed body, short wide neck narrowing upwards, flat out-turned rim, ridge round neckline and three vertical loop handles from neckline to body. String-marks below carination. Decorated in grey and red paint. The shoulder zone is decorated with vertical, narrow panels filled with geometric motifs, which divide the zone around the neck into three main decorative panels, corresponding to the spaces between the handles, decorated with; bird and fish; humped bull (buffalo?); and bird (ibis?); all facing to the right.

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  • Title: Jar
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: LC I
  • Place Part Of: Cyprus
  • Physical Dimensions: w330 x h650 mm
  • Excavation: Enkomi, Cyprus
  • Type: Jar
  • Rights: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/se/

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