London, South Kensington
14 May 2002
A CYPRIOT WHEELMADE WHITE PAINTED WARE DISH
CYPRO-GEOMETRIC, 1050-750 B.C.
The shallow dish with single loop handle and a projecting spike on the rim opposite, the interior with cross within concentric tondo, the exterior base with band of connecting dotted lozenges flanked by inverted cross-hatched triangles, encircled by concentric bands, triangular tails to the handle and spike, 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) diam.; and three others similar, each with twin loop handles, Cypro-Geometric, 1050-750 B.C., 11¾ in. (30 cm.) diam. max., all repaired, one with paired drill holes from ancient repair (4)
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The Art of Ancient Cyprus, p. 74, pl. 138 (item one).
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