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Object Number:
MS4142
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Minoan
Provenience:
Greece
Crete
Gournia
Locus:
G2
Period:
Late Minoan IB
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Description:
Jug with vertical handle. Medium textured, reddish yellow (5 YR 7/6) clay, with decoration in red (2.5 YR 4/6) to very dark gray (5 YR 3/1) paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Bands on rim, inside and out, on shoulder, and on lower body. Frieze on four separate foliate bands on shoulder. Outside of handle painted. Added white paint: thin bands on dark bands on rim and body; possibly other designs as well. Bottom of base unpainted. Restored from fragments; some sherds missing, including spout and most of rim; surface eroded. For the shape compare Hawes et al. 1908: pl. 8, no. 3 (Gournia); Bosanquet and Dawkins 1923: 62, fig. 50a (Palaikastro). For shape and decoration compare Forsdyke 1925: pl. 9, no. A 649 (Gulf of Mirabello area).
Height:
24.5cm
Outside Diamater:
20.9cm
Credit Line:
Gift of the Candia Museum, Crete
Other Number:
636 (P. Betancourt's 1991 publication)   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Betancourt, Philip P. & Silverman, Jean S. 1991. Pottery from Gournia:The Cretan Collection in the University Museum, The University of Pennsylvania. II. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 65, no. 636, pl. 28, fig. 26
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