University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS4130
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Late Minoan IIIA:2
Late Minoan IIIB
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 12cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904
Other Number769 (P. Betancourt's 1991 publication) - Other Number

Description

Squat oval-mouthed amphora with two handles and ridge at juncture of neck and shoulder. Fine, pink (5 YR 7/3) clay with a paler surface, with decoration in dusky red to black paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Upper part (mouth, neck and handles) painted solid; wide bands on shoulder and body. Intact, but cracked and chipped. Comments: LM IIIA: 2-IIIB. Dated by the quality of the fabric.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Aegean Bronze Age (1969 - 1975)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Betancourt, Philip P. & Silverman, Jean S. 1991. Pottery from Gournia:The Cretan Collection in the University Museum, The University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 92, no. 769, pl. 42, fig. 40View Objects cited in this Publication

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