dish (food service)

Shallow Cypriot dish, black on red ware. It is wheel-made from a gritty, pinkish white clay, with a reddish brown paint covering the entire surface. It has decoration on the interior of dark brown painted concentric circles in two bands. The lip is also brown painted. The exterior has dark brown painted concentric bands as decoration. A low ring foot supports the smooth-profiled vessel. There are two discreet lug handles just below the lip level.

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