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Cypriot Black Slip III Ware bowl

C45

£450.00

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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.

Culture
Cyprus, Middle Bronze Age III, c. 1725-1600 BC

Size
8 x 18.8 cms bowl only, 9.7 x 24.2 cms including handle

Condition
Intact, some minute chipping and general surface accretions as seen in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. collection: Mrs Rosemary Tetlow, Shipton Bellinger, Hampshire, UK; acquired between 1962-1969; thence by descent.

Mounted on a wood display stand

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