Cypriot Black Slip III Ware bowlC45
A large Black Slip III Ware wish-bone handled thin pottery bowl with a red and black decorated surface.
This ware is considered the precursor to Base Ring Ware, showing BRW features such as the wish-bone handle but retaining the earlier dimple-shaped base.
Cyprus, Middle Bronze Age III, c. 1725-1600 BC
8 x 18.8 cms bowl only, 9.7 x 24.2 cms including handle
Intact, some minute chipping and general surface accretions as seen in the photographs
Ex. collection: Mrs Rosemary Tetlow, Shipton Bellinger, Hampshire, UK; acquired between 1962-1969; thence by descent.
Mounted on a wood display stand