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Object Number:MS4884
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Priniatiko Pyrgos
Period: Middle Minoan III
Late Minoan IA
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 4.2 cm
Outside Diameter:9.1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); E. H. Hall, 1912

Description

Shape: Conical cup or bowl with slightly convex profile, with small foot. Fabric: Fine, pink (7.5YR 8/4) clay with pink (7.5YR 8/4) to reddish yellow (7/5YR 7/8) slip and decoration in red (2.5YR 5/8) to black paint. Decoration: Interior painted. Band at rim; ripple pattern (tortoise shell ripple) on exterior. Resting surface slipped but unpainted. Condition: Intact. Surface very eroded.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Betancourt, Philip P. 1983. The Cretan Collections in the University Museum: Minoan Objects Excavated from Vasilke, Pseira, Sphoungaras, Priniatikos Pyrgos, and Other Sites.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 18, no. 24, fig. 6, pl. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 21, no. 175View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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