Cypriot small amygdaloid flask: Middle Cypriot II-III (1900-1650 BC)

small amygdaloid flask

A common, White Painted Ware type of miniature flask, possibly used for scented oil. Amygdeloid body, with narrow, out-turned neck and small loop handle at join. Horizontal red/brown stripes on neck, 4 pairs of vertical lines, alternating with wavy lines down body. Rim chipped, areas of paint loss, as is common with WPW.

Size: 11.6 x 5.5 x 4.8cm

(Ex. private collection, Oxfordshire, UK; inherited from a mid 20th Century local collection.)

(Aquired Helios Gallery)

DJ 209 (Annex 191)