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Cypriot Barrel Jug

Cypriot


Used for storing water, barrel jugs like this one are named for their unusual shape, which had its debut during the Iron Age on Cyprus.

Cypriot Art

Used for storing water, barrel jugs like this one are named for their unusual shape, which had its debut during the Iron Age on Cyprus.

Object Information

culture
Cypriot
creation date
1000-700 B.C.
materials
clay ware painted white, B, S & circles in brown and black
dimensions
H: 9 1/2 in.
accession number
28.27
credit line
Martha Delzell Memorial Fund
copyright
Public Domain
collection
Ancient Art of the Mediterranean
colors