London, South Kensington
14 May 2002
A CYPRIOT PLAIN RED POLISHED WARE BOWL
EARLY BRONZE AGE, 2500-1900 B.C.
The hemispherical bowl with trough spout and pierced beak lug opposite, 2¾ in. (7 cm.) high; a similar ware bowl of wide shallow form, with double-pierced lug on the rim, another lug opposite, 7 1/8 in. (18.2 cm.) diam.; a Mottled and Plain Red Polished Ware bowl, each with horizontal arching handle and single lug on rim opposite, 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) and 5¼ in. (13.5 cm.) diam. respectively; a Mottled Red Polished Ware bowl, of shallow form with trough spout and three bi-lobed rim lugs, the central one with pierced lug below, 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) diam.; a smaller bowl, similar ware, with single pierced lug, 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) diam.; a Relief-decorated Red Polished Ware jug with side spout and short neck, an applied circular boss on each side of the shoulder with incised strokes, 7¾ in. (19.8 cm.) high; a Plain Red Polished Ware small jug with wide neck and side spout, 2½ in. (6.4 cm.) high; a similar ladle, the bowl with extended loop handle, 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) diam.; and two Red-and-Black Polished Ware juglets with rounded body and short neck, 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high av., some with repair, all Early Bronze Age, 2500-1900 B.C. (11)
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The Art of Ancient Cyprus, p. 18, pl. 9b (item one), p. 22, pl. 12b (item six) and p. 53, pl. 53 (item seven).
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