From: Greece | Crete | Gournia

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS4168
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Minoan
Provenience Greece | Crete | Gournia
Locus B16
Period Late Minoan IIIA:2 | Late Minoan IIIB
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

Conical bowl with S-shaped profile, pronounced base, and small open spout. Fine, pink (5YR 7/4) clay, with decoration in red (10R 5/6-8) paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Band on rim, inside and out. Restored from fragments; some sherds missing. Shape called a bathroom bowl by the excavators at Palaikastro. Compare Dawkins 1902-1903: 315, fig. 14, no. 2 (Palaikastro); Sackett and Popham 1970: 232, (fig. 22, no. 8 (Palaikastro); Kanta 1980: pl. 59, no.1 (Episkopi).

Height 8.9 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

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