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Title: Cyprus Medieval Museum: Bowl (MM147, MM RR 284 1947/VII-12/3)
Start date: 1200
End date: 1299
Historical Period: Late Byzantine Period

Cypriot Sgraffito bowl. Upturned ring base. Conical lower body. Coarse red clay. Yellowish glaze over white slip on interior and also on the exterior of rim. Central motif: Bird incised, with lines all over the body, with two small scrolls on either side of its neck. Group of four parallel lines incised around the lip. Lines of brown paint on the body of the bird, splashes of colour on the scrolls and round the rim. Restored. Fragmented. Paphos workshop.
Provenance: Paphos Horteni ?. Polis Chrysochous

Size: Height: 8.5 cm; Diameter: 19 cm; Diameter of base: 7 cm
Place: Frourion Lemesou, Cyprus  
Languages: No linguistic content; Not applicable
Medium: clay
glaze (coating by location)
Project: BYZART Project  
Fond: OUC Department of Antiquities Republic of Cyprus  
Physical type: ceramic glaze
Material and technique: glazing (coating process)
sgraffito (technique)
Data provider: Department of Antiquities, Republic of Cyprus  
License: All rights reserved
Rights holder: Department of Antiquities, Republic of Cyprus  
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