From: Greece | Crete | Gournia

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS4600K
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Minoan
Provenience Greece | Crete | Gournia
Locus Omega 11
Period Late Minoan IB
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

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.

Height 6.5 cm
Outside Diameter 9.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

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