White Slip I Ware

White Slip I ware  is characterized by a thick white slip and red and brown vertical and horizontal bands of paint usually with a net pattern in between them. White Slip I vessels, particularly bowls, were very common during the Late Bronze Age I, also known as Late Cypriot I. It differs from its successor, the White Slip II ware, by the use of two colors, and a more careful and delicate decorations. 

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Tankard jug
White slip with brown bands and orange-red net decoration
Hand made
Ring base
Height: 19.5 cm
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Hemispheric bowl
White slip with orange-red lines decoration 
Loop handle
Hand made
Round-flattened base
Diameter: 16.6 cm
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