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Stirrup Jar

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Object Number:
MS4126
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Minoan
Provenience:
Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period:
Late Minoan IIIA:2
Late Minoan IIIB
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Description:
Stirrup jar with piriform shape, with pronounced base. Fine pink (5 YR 8/4) clay, with decoration in red (2.5 YR 5/6) to slightly darker paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Bands around bases of spout and handles; bands over all of vessel. Spout chipped, otherwise intact; surface eroded, especially on upper part. Comments: LM IIIA: 2-IIIB. From B 16. Generally similar is Popham 1964: pl. 4d (Knossos).
Height:
19.4cm
Outside Diamater:
16.3cm
Other Number:
767 (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: 92
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