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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