oinochoai; votive offerings

Miniature jug, trefoil mouthed oenochoe, Geometric Cypriot, black on red ware. Orangey red clay. Lower body slightly burnished towards disc foot. Decoration on body consists of three concentric circle motifs, compass drawn in brown paint. Single brown painted band on neck of jug. Lip and handle also with dark brown decoration. Height 82 mm, diameter of body 61 mm. Sketch of pot on review card.

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