Cypriot Bronze Age pottery jugC65
A red burnished pottery jug with incised linear decoration.
Cyprus, Early to Middle Bronze Age, c. 2000-1800 BC
10.6 x 7.6 cms
One side of rim chipped otherwise intact
Ex. collection: Cyprus Museum, North Carolina, USA.
The museum was founded by Dr Takey Crist in 1988 and the majority of its collections were acquired in the US and Northern Europe during the 1970’s and 1980’s. Dr Crist is a Cypriot honourary consul to the US, and his museum was officially endorsed by the President of Cyprus, George Vassiliou in 1990.