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Rhyton

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Object Number:
MS4646
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Minoan
Provenience:
Greece
Crete
Gournia
Locus:
A13
Period:
Late Minoan I
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Description:
Conical rhyton, with base more painted than usual; vertical paring marks on lower body. Fine, pink (7.5 YR 7/4) clay, with decoration in red to brown to black paint and added white paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Series of friezes, separated by bands: two foliate bands and grass or reed. Added white: traces on some of the dark bands. Lower part preserved.
Height:
31.7cm
Credit Line:
Gift of the Candia Museum, Crete
Other Number:
683 (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. 75, no. 683, pl. 34, fig. 31
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