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Object Number:
MS4490
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Minoan
Provenience:
Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period:
Late Minoan IB
Late Minoan IIIA:1
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Description:
Squat alabastron; everted rim; low neck; high shoulder; four handles on the shoulder, two horizontal and two vertical. Fine to medium textured, pink (7.5 YR 8/4) clay with light and dark inclusions, with decoration in reddish brown to black paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Band on rim, inside and out; foliate band composed of pairs of petals with no central line on upper shoulder; bands on lower body; lines on handles. Restored from fragments; some sherds missing. Surface eroded. Comments: LM IB-IIIA: I (probably LM IB). For the decoration compares Hawes et al. 1908: pl. 7, nos. 17 and 33; pl. 8, nos. 15 and 31 (Gournia). For the shape compare vol. I, no. 65, with parallels (Pseira).
Height:
9.3cm
Other Number:
747 (P. Betancourt's 1991 publication)   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Aegean Bronze Age (1969 - 1975)
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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: 88
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