Cypriot Bichrome Amphora
An ancient Cypriot large bichrome ware amphora, with lateral handles, the body pained with thin parallel lines at the shoulder and vertical geometric decoration on the neck.
Cypro-Archaic I; Bichrome IV Ware.
Bichrome ware originated in early Iron Age Phoenicia and spread to Cyprus where it became for a time the dominant pottery style.
Formerly in the collection of The Cyprus Museum, Jacksonville, North Carolina, no. 392.