London, South Kensington
14 May 2002
A LARGE CYPRIOT WHEELMADE WHITE PAINTED WARE AMPHORA
CYPRO-GEOMETRIC, CIRCA 850-750 B.C.
With short wide neck, twin vertical strap handles from rim to shoulder, the orange body decorated with horizontal black bands, a cross-hatched chequerboard lozenge on each side of the neck, groups of rays around the everted rim and line of zigzag on the handles, on ring foot
20 5/8 in. (52.4 cm.) high
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