From: Greece | Crete | Gournia

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS4160A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Minoan
Provenience Greece | Crete | Gournia
Period Late Minoan IIIA:2 | Late Minoan IIIB
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

Jug without spout; ridge at juncture between neck and shoulder. Fine, pink (7.5 YR 7/4) clay, covered with pink (7.5 YR 8/4) slip, with decoration in dark reddish brown (5 YR 3/2) to black paint. Burnished. Bands on neck; alternating rising and pendant concentric triangles on shoulder; bands on body and lower body. Restored from fragments; some sherds missing. Commnents: LM IIIA: 2-IIIB. For the shape see Hawes et al. 1908: pl. 10, no. 37 (Gournia).

Height 19 cm
Outside Diameter 18.2 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

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