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Cypriot or Cypro-Phoenician bichrome ware pottery pilgrim flask

C23

£285.00

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A Bichrome Ware pottery lentoid flask with two arched handles, both sides of the body are painted with red and black concentric circles.

Culture
Cyprus or Levant, Cypro-Phoenician, Geometric period, c. 1050-750 BC

Condition
Repaired on one side of the body otherwise intact as shown

Size
15.6 x 11.2 cms

Provenance
Ex. collection: Ambassador Reginald Bartholomew, New York, USA (1936-2012); Mr Bartholomew was the US ambassador to Lebanon, Spain and Italy at various periods during the 1980’s-1990’s. Possibly acquired from Sleiman Aboutaam, Beirut, Lebanon between 1983-1986.

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