CYCLADIC MARBLE KANDILA
Early Cyladic I, ca. 3200 - 2700 BC
height cm 20; diam. cm 10
The kandila is characterized by: the trunconical neck fitted with a small rounded lip; the bulbous body with a narrow and flat shoulder; the triangular shaped foot; four small vertical handles with holes, which served to suspend and/or transport the container with a cord. Repaired. Provenance: English private collection, with a declaration of Elie Borowski, Basel 30th November 1972.