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Cypriot model boat (3)

ref. : en.1027.2013 | 2 November 2013 | by Francis Leveque
modèle | VIIe century BC
Chypre ( Chypre )
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no photo in oct. 2013

Terracotta model boat; red and black painted decoration including eyes.

Excavated/Findspot : Cyprus - 7th BC

Length: 17 centimetres

Purchased from Rev Greville John Chester in 1881.

                    

Bibliography :

  • K. Westerberg, Cypriote ships from the Bronze Age to c. 500 BC, P. Åström, Göteborg , 1983, p.35, n° 40, fig. 40
  • L. Basch, Le musée imaginaire de la marine antique (MIMA), Institut hellénique pour la préservation de la tradition nautique, Athènes , 1987, p.251, n° 530
  • V. Karageorghis, The coroplastic art of ancient Cyprus (Karageorghis Coroplastic VI), vol. VI, Monsters, animals and miscellanea, Leventis Foundation , 1996, p.73, n° 6, pl. XLVI: 5
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