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Lot 2197
This lot from the Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, NC is accompanied by two documents demonstrating that the collection was acquired legally with the full knowledge of the Cypriot Government.

The first document, a one page official message dated January 1990 and signed by Cypriot President George Vassiliou, praises the North Carolina museum and endorses its cultural and historic mission.

The second document is a notarized affidavit signed by the museum's director. It declares that all of the museum's antiquities were acquired legally with the full knowledge of the Cypriot Government and that there were documented visits to the museum by Cypriot dignitaries.

Cypriot Early Bronze Age Polished Bowl, circa 2075-2000 B.C., with four small cup-shaped attachments, one with pierced lug below; the exterior with allover incised geometric decoration having white fill.
7 in. diameter
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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Condition

Repaired fractures to bowl and rim; three cups repaired and one cup restored.

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Cypriot Early Bronze Age Polished Bowl

Estimate $25 - $25,000Jun 15, 2018