London, South Kensington
14 May 2002
TWO CYPRO-MYCENAEAN PITHOI
LATE BRONZE AGE, 1300-1200 B.C.
Each with piriform body tapering to small foot, decorated with dark brown bands, the shoulder with three loop handles, the short concave neck with everted rim, one with cross-hatched frieze between the handles, minor restoration to rim, the other, smaller, with spiral motifs, one handle repaired
6¼ in. (16 cm.) and 5 in. (12.7 cm.) high respectively (2)
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The Art of Ancient Cyprus, p. 69, pl. 108a (item one) and pl. 109b (item two).
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