Cypriot barrel-shaped nipple jug. Cypro-Archaic 1 (ca. 750-600 B.C.).

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Accession no. 1987.0297. Purchased 1987.

Height 32.5 cm. Width 26.5 cm. Diameter body 21.9 cm, rim 9.2 cm. Thickness 0.8 cm. Handle width 2.75 cm, thickness 1.4 cm.

Barrel jug, white slipped, flaring rim, strap handle. Small nipple on each end, dark brown and red painted decoration featuring a geometric bird.

One handle vertical strap neck to shoulder. Everted, flattened rim. Cylindrical central horizonatal ridge neck. Round base.

Sagona A.G & Zimmer J.K. (eds), Images of the Ancient World (Melbourne 1988) 137 no. 94 and plate p. 131.

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