Ancient Art

Hemispherical bowl

ca. 1450–1200 B.C.

Terracotta with white slip and pigment

8.89 x 24.77 x 19.05 cm (3 1/2 x 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.)
Gift of Wistar Comfort in memory of his father, Professor Howard Comfort
2015.99.5
Culture: 
Cypriote
Period: 
Late Bronze Age, Late Cypriote ll
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

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

A. C. Brown and H. W. Catling, Ancient Cyprus, exh. cat. (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1975).

Veronica Tatton-Brown et al., Cyprus BC: 7000 Years of History (London: British Museum, 1979), 160, fig. 117.

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.