Jug with trefoil mouth

This is a ring based Archaic Ware amphora with a bulbous body and thin neck. It has a pinched lip and one flat handle and is decorated with black and cream bands round the body and one set of concentric black circles on the shoulder. It was made in the Cypriot Iron Age. It is one of many objects found in “tombs in the neighbourhood of Paphos” and given to the museum in 1910.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collector Excavator
Barrett, W.E.
potteryBichrome Red I Ware
Common Name
jug with trefoil mouth
Simple Name
Production Year Low
Production Year High

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jug, trefoil mouth