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Jug

Object Number:MS4600K
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Locus: Omega 11
Period: Late Minoan IB
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 6.5 cm
Outside Diameter:9.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Jug with one handle; three horizontal grooves on neck; parallel string marks. Fine, pink (7.5 YR 7/4) clay, with decoration in reddish yellow to black paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Mouth and neck painted. Foliate band without central stem on body. Restored from fragments; some sherds missing, including spout. The foliate band composed of two zones of crescents suggests LM IB.

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Silverman, Jean S., and Betancourt, Philip P. 1991. Pottery from Gournia:The Cretan Collection in the University Museum, The University of Pennsylvania.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 66, no. 640, pl. 29, fig. 27View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Thesis] Silverman, Jean S. 1978. The Gournia Collection in the University Museum: A Study in East Cretan Pottery. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 57, no. 118, pl. 5c, no. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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