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Ancient Art

Burnished bowl

ca. 2000–1850 B.C.

Burnished redware

8.56 × 14.99 × 14.43 cm (3 3/8 × 5 7/8 × 5 11/16 in.)
Gift of Wistar Comfort in memory of his father, Professor Howard Comfort
Early Bronze Age lll
Containers - Ceramics

Ex-collection of Howard Comfort; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 2015.


Veronica Tatton-Brown et al., Cyprus BC: 7000 Years of History (London: British Museum, 1979).

Neda Leipen, The Loch Collection of Cypriote Antiquities, exh. cat. (Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, 1966).

Vassos Karageorghis, The Civilization of Prehistoric Cyprus (New York: Alpine Fine Arts Collection, 1983).

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.