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Brown and green sgraffito ware bowl

Brown and green sgraffito ware bowl Late 14th century

Lent by the Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia, B/2003/071

The outline of the large figure of a bird, shown on this bowl, as well as the tendril in its beak, its plumage and other decoration, has all been engraved through the white slip background. The green and brownish-yellow colour has been applied with a brush.

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