Middle Minoan IB
Middle Minoan IIA
Carinated cup of unusual form; convex upper section; rounded carination; pronounced foot; strap handle; concentric string marks. Fine pinkish white to pinkish gray (7.5 YR 7-8/2) clay covered with black paint, wiht decoration in added red and added white paint. Completely painted, including bottom of base. Added red: bands below rim, at carination, and on lower body. Added white: zigzag motif with added dots between two upper red bands; band on base. Restored from fragments; some sherds missing, including most of the handle; surface eroded; handle restored incorrectly (too high). Comments: MM IB-IIA. The shape is similar to Hawes et al. 1908: fig. 40, no. 3 (Gournia) and Dawkins 1902-03: 305, fig. 4, no. 2 (Palaikastro).
Gift of the Candia Museum, Crete
|408 (P. Betancourt's 1991 publication) || - || Other Number|
[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: pp. 24-25, no. 408, pl. 6, fig. 8
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