Cypriot Red Polished Ware Jug


Cypriot Red Polished Ware Jug

An ancient Cypriot red polished pottery spouted jug with a single handle at the neck, the surface incised with zig-zag and parallel geometric designs filled in with white lime.

Early Cypriot III; Red Polished Ware.
Ca. 2000-1800 BC.
Height: 5 1/4 in. (13 cm).

Confer: V. Karageorghis, Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection, (New York, 2000), p. 30.

Formerly in the collection of The Cyprus Museum, Jacksonville, North Carolina, no. 96.

The President of the Republic of Cyprus in 1990, George Vassiliou, recognized the owner of the Cyprus Museum, Takey Crist, as having acquired the museum's pieces with full legal recognition by the Republic of Cyprus.

Inv#: 7017


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