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Rhyton

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Object Number:
MS5771
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Minoan
Provenience:
Greece
Crete
Gournia
Locus:
B11
Period:
Late Minoan I
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Description:
Conical rhyton with high handle and clay rivet at juncture of handle and rim; flat rim; clay groove 1.5 cm. below rim; vertical paring marks on lower part of body. Fine, pink (7.5YR 8/4) clay with decoration in dark reddish brown to black paint and added white paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Inside of mouth painted; rim painted; series of friezes: joined running spirals; foliate band; joined running spirals; probably others, no longer preserved; handle painted. Added white: dots on rim; tiny dots on spirals and centers of spirals; traces elsewhere. Restored from fragments; some sherds missing; surface eroded. Comments: LM I. From B 11. See 670 [MS4124]. Bibliography: Silverman 1978 a: 86-87 and 107, no. 246, and pl. 20b.
Height:
35.5cm
Outside Diamater:
11.6cm
Other Number:
671 (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: 72-73
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[Book] Hawes, Harriet B. Inventory of Finds (Gournia). : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 115, no. 690
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