University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4119
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Locus: House Tomb II, Room 2
Period: Middle Minoan IIIA
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 7.4 cm
Outside Diameter:9 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904
Other Number:445 (P. Betancourt's 1991 publication) - Other Number

Description

Straight-sided cup; slightly concave profile. Fine, pink (7.5 YR 7/4) to reddish yellow (5 YR 7/6) clay, covered with black paint, with decoration in added white paint. Dark painted, inside and out. Added white: band on rim; running spirals above two bands. Restored from fragments; some sherds missing, including handle; surface eroded. A very common type. Compare (among others) Hawes et al. 1908: pl. 6, no. 35 (Gournia). For the spirals see Walberg 1983: Motif 2.)


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. 32, no. 445, pl. 9, fig. 11View 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. 51, no. 98, fig. 4, no.2; pl. 3d, no. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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