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Jug (red polished I ware)
Early Bronze Age, Early Cypriot I 2400 BCE-2150 BCE

Medium
fired clay
Measurements
65.3 × 32.7 × 31.5
Place/s of Execution
Vounous, Cyprus
Accession Number
D131-1969
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1968
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Large handbuilt jug with piriform body and small flat base. The neck is tall and extends into a cut-away spout with slightly flaring mouth. The handle extends from the base of the spout to the shoulder. On either side of the top of the handle, on the neck, is a flattened knob. The fabric surface is slipped dark red and polished.