Tag Archives: Bronze Age

Conservation of a milk bowl from Cyprus

Object Name: milk bowl Dimensions: after reconstruction: height: 100mm   diameter: 235mm Age: Cypriot early Bronze Age Description: Red slipware milk bowl with a long spout and a small handle opposite the spout; round base. The bowl was broken into six pieces on receipt in the conservation lab, two of the breaks seemed fairly recent. The […]

Ceramic Jug after conservation

Conserving an ancient jug

Object Name: Rounded Jug, Cypriot Red Ware Dimensions: Height 71 mm x Diameter 68 mm Description: This is a small rounded Red Ware jug with handle. The handle had become detached from the main body and there was a structural crack that ran from the rim to the base. Treatment: The aim of this treatment was […]

Conserved ceramic bowl

Conservation of a pottery bowl from Cyprus

This Cypriot pottery bowl was the first object I treated with the funding from the A.G Leventis Foundation. Object Name: Ceramic Bowl Dimensions:  Width: 87mm Length: 105 mm Depth: 39mm Age: Bronze Age, 2000BC Description:  Round bottom shallow bowl, with an upstanding single loop handle from the rim. The ceramic bowl came into the lab in 11 pieces, […]

Bronze Age pottery tankard

Photographing pottery from Cyprus

Today we have a guest blog from Linda, one of our volunteers: I recently started helping with the Leventis Project, which involves photographing and recording RAMM’s collection of pottery from prehistoric and Roman period Cyprus. I am still very much the “learner” having never written a blog before, or used a complicated digital camera (no point […]