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Cypriot bichrome ware pottery amphora

C125

£200.00

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A pottery amphora shaped vase with twin handles and bichrome painted bands on the body.

Culture
Cyprus, Early Iron Age, c. 1050-650 BC

Size
12.2 x 11.5 cms including handles

Condition
A small chip on the rim and associated body crack (stabilised), general chipping and accretions as shown in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. collection: Mr and Mrs. Healey, Chaucer Lodge, Chaucer Road, Canterbury, UK; acquired mid 20th Century and thence by descent. A photocopy of a letter dated 1972 from the Royal Museum and Public Library, Canterbury, briefly describing this vase and other antiquities from the same collection accompanies the item.

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