You're viewing this item in the new Europeana website. View this item in the original Europeana.

Vessel

It is uncertain whether this vessel is an `oinochoe' (a wine jug) or a `lekythos' (a container for oil). It was found in Cyprus and dates to the Bronze Age. The bulbous body has been scored with two simple decorative lines before firing. The narrow neck is slightly offset to the front and has a bell mouth. OINOCHOE/LEKYTHOS, undecorated with bulbous body, with an off-set neck and bell mouth.