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Bowl (bichrome III ware)
Iron Age, Cypro-Geometric III 900 BCE-750 BCE

fired clay
4.7 × 16.6 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1968
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Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
A shallow dish with double rim and small, flat base. Decorated on both interior and exterior with parallel black painted lines running horizontally around the vessel. The lines extend from below the rim to approximately half way down the vessel. At this point a broad red band is painted (interior and exterior) and is pierced with a large triangular lattice or zigzag pattern. The base area (interior and exterior) is decorated with concentric black painted bands.