Cypro-Phoenician Bichrome Ware pottery pilgrim flaskC7
A Bichrome Ware pottery lentoid flask with two arched handles, both sides of the body are painted with red and grey concentric circles.
Cyprus or Levant, Cypro-Phoenician, Geometric period, c. 1050-750 BC
Chipping and surface wear, a crack on the neck
12.5 x 9 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.