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Bowl (white slip II ware)
Late Bronze Age, Late Cypriot II 1450 BCE-1225 BCE

fired clay
10.9 × 23.4 × 18.7 cm
Place/s of Execution
Dhenia, Cyprus
Accession Number
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1968
Gallery location
The Ancient World
Level 2, NGV International
Physical description
Hand built hemispherical bowl with wishbone handle attached approx. 3.0 cm below the rim. Fabric surface is white with decoration painted on in dark brown. The handle is painted with angular lines. A hatched pattern runs around the exterior rim area and is repeated further down the body (upper portion). Between these two hatched lines is a "chain" like arrangement. Dark lines and a vertical hatched design radiate from the base.