Juglet, red-slip ware

Country
Cyprus
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Description
Juglet, red-slip ware. Sack shaped body with concave sides, tapering to a broad flat nose. Cylindrical straight-sided neck broadening to funnel shaped mouth with everted rim. Vertical arched handles from mid-neck to shoulder, now missing. Orange -brown clay with dark grits and thick matt red brown slip not well preserved. (Webb, Jennifer M., "Corpus of Cypriote Antiquities", Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology, Vol. XX: p. 8)
Classification
CH classification DOMESTIC EQUIPMENT Food and Drink Consumption jug
CH classification ARCHAEOLOGY Cypriot flask
Production place
Measurements
H85 x D39
Media/Materials description
Orange -brown clay with dark grits and thick matt red brown slip not well preserved.
History and use
These miniature versions of imported Phonecian red-slipped 'mushroom-lipped' jugs were mass produced for votive use. They are very common in Cypriot tombs dating to the 7th and 6th Centuries.
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Registration number
H663

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