Cypriot Early Bronze Age incised pottery amphora

C8

£450.00

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An unusual black and red polished pottery amphora vessel with two pierced handles and incised decoration on the body. The flat base is further with an incised line flanked by two parallel rows of dots.

Culture
Cyprus, Early Bronze Age I-II, c. 2300-2100 BC

Size
13.2 x 7.2 cms

Condition
Surface worn and pitted, one handle chipped and the neck has been slightly reduced in height

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Cambridgeshire, UK. Formerly in the collection of Igor Karmiloff (1925-2016); acquired between the 1950s and early 1990s. A Cyprus Museum lead export tag is attached to one of the handles

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