Cypriot Black-Topped Tulip-Shaped Bowl

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Liana Miate
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published on 23 April 2022

The dense incised decoration is infilled with white paste in order to create a chromatic effect.

Bowls of this type were probably used for carrying liquids, while their round bases indicate their setting in hollows in the floor.

Red polished I-II ware. From Cyprus, Early Cypriot I-II Period (2300-2100 BCE). Made from clay. (Hellenic Museum, Melbourne, Victoria).

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Liana Miate
Liana is the Social Media Editor for Ancient History Encyclopedia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in ancient Greece, Rome & Late Antiquity. She is particularly passionate about Rome and Greece, and anything to do with mythology or women.

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