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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Cypriot
Title:White Ware Vessel
Date Made:Iron Age; Greek Dark Ages; Geometric Period; 900-700 BCE
Type:Ceramic
Materials:Ceramic; earthenware
Place Made:Asia; Cyprus
Accession Number:  MH 1916.5.B.AV
Credit Line:Purchased, 1916
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
The vessel is covered in slip with black painted decoration. The handle decoration encompasses horizontal bands and a bull's eye decoration at the top. The neck is painted solid black and there is vertical banding on the spout, also in black. On the shoulder are three fine horizontal lines in black. The body decoration consists of horizontal bands with a broader band at the point of greatest diameter.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; pottery; vessels; containers

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https://museums.fivecolleges.edu/detail.php?t=objects&type=ext&id_number=MH+1916.5.B.AV

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