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Object Number:
MS4102
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Minoan
Provenience:
Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period:
Late Minoan Period
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Description:
Cylindrical stand with solid base and slightly flaring rim. Coarse, pinkish white (7.5YR 8/2) clay. Wiped with water. Undecorated. Restored from fragments; a few sherds missing. Plain pot stands are occasionally recorded from Minoan domestic contexts, and several were found at Gournia (Hawes et al. 1908: pl. 1, nos. 6-8 and 16). There may be some relation to the similar but more elaborately decorated "snake tubes" (for discussion see Cadogan 1973; Gesell 1976: 247-259; Betancourt et al. 1983).
Height:
21.5cm
Outside Diamater:
10.5cm
Credit Line:
Gift of the Candia Museum, Crete
Other Number:
693 (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: 77
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