Cypriot. <em>Open Bowl</em>, 1700–1600 B.C.E. Clay, slip, 2 7/16 x Diam. 4 1/2 in.  (6.2 x 11.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X469. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.X469_print_NegA_bw.jpg)

Open Bowl


Medium: Clay, slip

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:1700–1600 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 2 7/16 x Diam. 4 1/2 in. (6.2 x 11.5 cm)


Accession Number: X469

Image: CUR.X469_print_NegA_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Open bowl, irregularly round, with one broken handle. Thin buff-colored ware, apparently slipped and with brown geometric decoration: interior bottom-circular zig-zag line and small circle in center; u-shaped scallops around inner lip edge; horizontal zig-zag between two horizontal stripes around outer lip; geometric (diagonal parallel lines, circles, etc.) around widest part of body; exterior bottom-crossed parallel straight lines. Condition: Handle broken away ca. 1 cm. from its attachment to bowl. Decoration worn on several areas around lip, inside and out.

Brooklyn Museum