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Rhyton

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Object Number:
MS4704.3B
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Minoan
Provenience:
Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period:
Late Minoan I
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Description:
Conical ryton with high handle; flat, outturned rim, more pronounced than MS5771. Fine, pink (7.5 YR 7/4) clay with a darker core, with the exterior pinkish white (7.5 YR 8/2) with decoration in red to reddish brown paint, added red paint and added white paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Painted on inside of mouth: solid semicircles on top of rim; joining running spirals with solid centers below rim; crosshatching on lower part of handle. Added red: painted solid on upper part of handle. Added white: thin bands on dark bands; tiny dots on centers of spirals. Upper part preserved. Comments: LM I. See MS4124. Compare Hawes et al. 1908: pl. 7, nos. 25 and 32 (Gournia).
Height:
11.3cm
Length:
12.6cm
Width:
0.8cm
Outside Diamater:
12cm
Other Number:
672 (P. Betancourt's 1991 publication)   -   Other Number

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