Cypriot Poppy Flask

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James Lloyd
by The Ure Museum
published on 24 August 2016
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Ure Museum, 2004.10.1.

Date: c.1300-1100 BCE.
Shape: Flask
Material: Terracotta

Plastic decoration (snake or poppy stems and buds) on body suggests Egyptian influence or origin.

There are cracks on the body of the flask. The black slip is worn. Fingerprint marks are still visible in the wash.

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