Cypriot or Cypro-Phoenician bichrome ware pottery pilgrim flaskC23
A Bichrome Ware pottery lentoid flask with two arched handles, both sides of the body are painted with red and black concentric circles.
Cyprus or Levant, Cypro-Phoenician, Geometric period, c. 1050-750 BC
Repaired on one side of the body otherwise intact as shown
15.6 x 11.2 cms
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.