RARE ANCIENT CYPRIOT PYXIS
EARLY BRONZE AGE 2700-1900 BCE.
|Description||:||Egg-shaped, incised red polished ware with small flat oval lid, used for storage of grains
13″ diameter at widest point
After this period these objects disappear from the art of ancient Cyprus altogether. There are only 28 examples in existence today.
For comparisons see: Desmond Morris: The Art of Ancient Cyprus, London, 1985, p.75