A GROUP OF THIRTEEN MAINLY RED POLISHED WARE VESSELS
EARLY MIDDLE CYPRIOT, 2300-1650 B.C.
All spherical bodied, comprising five jars with twin angular handles, one with white-infilled incised circles, multiple horizontal and vertical lines, dotted and hatched rectangles and squares, zigzag line above each handle, two jars with relief cord-like decoration, 11 in. (29.2 cm.) high max.; a relief-decorated jar with vertical handle and loop handle on shoulder opposite, with relief circles, wavy lines and two stylized horned animal heads on the neck, 8 in. (20.2 cm.) high; a mottled jar with tripod base and vertical handles (one restored), 9 in. (22.8 cm.) high; two beak-spouted jugs, one with pierced lug at base of neck, 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high max.; and four round-mouthed jugs, one relief decorated with wavy lines flanking an arch, another with shoulder 'nipples' and triple pierced neck lugs, another on small cylindrical foot, a vertical slot cut-away in the neck above the handle, 11 in. (28 cm.) high max., some repaired (13)