Fine Cypriot amphora, dating to the Cypro-Archaic period, circa 700 - 600 BC.
With splayed foot and wide voluminous body, rounded shoulders, cylindrical neck and two double strap handles. Richly decorated with bands of red and black pigment, the neck with crosses and vertical bands, the neck and handles with vertical bands.
A well preserved and attractive Amphora!
Size: 14,5 cm. tall and 13,5 cm. wide.
Condtition: Almost superb with micro dent to the rim, othervise perfectly intact.
Provenance: Emil Månsson, 1896-1977 collection, A Swedish collector of numismatics and antiquities, comes with his old collection tag.