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Sherd

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Object Number:
MS4638.1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Minoan
Provenience:
Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period:
Middle Minoan I
Middle Minoan III
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Description:
Body-sherd from a jar. Medium textured, light brown (7.5 YR 6/4) clay with decoration in dark brown to black paint. Handmade. Wiped with water. Linked discs or disc and loops. Comments: MM I-III. Marked "B22" on back, in pencil. From House B, Room 22. The Middle Minoan Dark-on-Light Style is common in eastern Crete. It begins in EM III (Hall 1904-05: pl. 31, nos. 1, 3, 6, and 11, from Gournia), but its main period is from MMI until early LM I. For discussion of the style in general, see Betancourt 1977; 1985: 85-89. For this motif see Betancourt 1977: 343-344 and vol. I, no. 8.
Height:
9.5cm
Length:
14.3cm
Width:
0.6cm
Credit Line:
Gift of the Candia Museum, Crete
Other Number:
373 (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: 18
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