Bichrome IV barrel-shaped Cypro-Phoenician jug with sacred tree, stags, crested birds, and lotus flowers

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Details

  • Title

    Bichrome IV barrel-shaped Cypro-Phoenician jug with sacred tree, stags, crested birds, and lotus flowers

  • Associated people

    Max Ohnefalsch-Richter (1850 - 1917) (excavator)
  • Associated place

    Larnaka (found near) (find spot)
    Larnaca (place of purchase)
  • Date

  • Material and technique

    ceramic

  • Object type

    jug
  • Dimensions

    28.5 cm (height)
    27.9 cm (width)
    front to back 22.3 cm (depth)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1885.

  • Museum location

    Ground floor | Gallery 18 | Ancient Cyprus
  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    AN1885.366

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Further reading

Gardner, P., Evans, A., Catalogue of the Greek Vases in the Ashmolean Museum, Museum Oxoniense, 1 (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1893), illus. 7 (No. 29)

Ohnefalsch-Richter, Max, Kypros, the Bible and Homer., 2 vols (Asher & Co., 13 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, 1893), 39 Plate LXXIV.5, 41 fig. 39, pl. LXXIV.5

Karageorghis, V. & Des Gagniers, J., Des Gagniers, J., La céramique Chypriote de style figure, Âge du fer (1050 BC-500 BC av. J.-C.), Biblioteca di antichità Cipriote (Consiglio nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto per gli Studi Micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici, Roma, 1974), 206-207, figs.

Piper, David, and Christopher White, Treasures of the Ashmolean Museum: An Illustrated Souvenir of the Collections, revised edn (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1995), no. 16 on p. 21, illus. p. 21 fig. 16

Brown, Christopher, Ashmolean: Britain's First Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2009), 54, illus. p.54

Katherine Wodehouse (general editor), The Ashmolean Museum Crossing Cultures Crossing Time (Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, 2014), p.121, illus. p.120

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