London, South Kensington
14 May 2002
A CYPRIOT BICHROME WARE JUG
CYPRO-ARCHAIC, 750-600 B.C.
The spherical body with ring base and pinched spout, decorated with overlapping vertical and horizontal concentric circles, a crossed linear motif below the spout on the shoulder, restored lip; and a Bichrome Ware amphora, on stem foot, the body with short neck and two vertical handles, decorated with encircling bands and lines, a wavy line around the neck, ladder pattern on the handles, Cypro-Geometric, 1050-750 B.C.
9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) and 9 in. (22.8 cm.) high respectively (2)
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