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Object Number:
MS4704.18
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Minoan
Provenience:
Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period:
Late Minoan I
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Description:
Body-sherd from the neck (?) of a closed vessel. Fine, pink (7.5 YR 7/4) clay, with decoration in black paint and added red paint. Wiped with water and probably burnished. Surface eroded. Band; diagonal lines. Added red: diagonal lines between the black lines. Comments: Probably LM I. The use of a distinctive added red paint indicates a likelihood of a LM I date.
Height:
4cm
Length:
5.2cm
Width:
0.4cm
Credit Line:
Gift of the Candia Museum, Crete
Other Number:
723 (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: pp. 82-83, no. 723, pl. 37, fig. 35
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