Cypriot Base Ring Ware

By
John Hardin
John Hardin ('16) is a football player at Johns Hopkins with a passion for archaeology and economics.

Bull shaped askos, JHUAM 9012

  • Bull shaped askos, JHUAM 9012

An Ancient Society Melting Pot Explained Through Cypriot Base Ring Ware

The Late Bronze Age in Cyprus was a dynamic period unraveled through Base Ring Ware.  The Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum collection of Base Ring Ware includes a bull-shaped askos, a drinking cup, and two sherds.  These artifacts perfectly displays the melting pot of culture on this Mediterranean island.

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