Cyprus Medieval Museum: Bowl (MM292, 1944/VII-14/20 MMRR 194)

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Description

Cypriot Bichrome Sgraffito. Vertical rim slightly out-turned, ring base, vertical upper body, conical lower body. Pinkish clay, white slip, glaze above save the base. Surface worn. Rim exterior: band of "cartouches" with spirals in the middle. Rim interior: band of curly lines. Center: a circle and inside it four groups of chevrons and four circles with crosses in their center and dots. In the center of the internal base a small circle with a cross in the center and dots in the four corners. Green and yellow splashes. Lapithos Workshop.
Provenance: Donated by Mrs. White

Current Ownership

Department of Antiquities, Republic of Cyprus

Chronology Specific

15th c. AD

Extent

Height: 9.7 cm
Diameter: 13.6 cm

Material

Chronology Period

13th-15th c. AD (Late Middle Ages)

Content Provider

Department of Antiquities, Republic of Cyprus

Original Collection

Medieval Collection

Content Rights