University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4494
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Greece
Period: Late Minoan IIIC
Height: 11.4 cm
Outside Diameter:10.1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); R. B. Seager, 1906


Marine Style. Shape: Small globular stirrup-jar. Fabric: Fine, pink (7.5YR 7/4 to 5YR 7/4) clay with decoration in reddish brown (5YR 5/3) to dark reddish brown (5YR 3/2) paint. Decoration: Stylized octopus in the "fringe style"; two groups of three horizontal bands at lower part of body. Horizontal lines on outside of handle and on neck of spout. Three concentric circles on top of false neck. Condition: One handle and mouth of spout missing, otherwise intact. Surface very eroded.


[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. 52, no. 137, fig. 14, pl. 12View 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. 23, no. 195View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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