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Jug

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

Description

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).

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. 91, no. 765, pl. 42, fig. 39View 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. 178-179, no. 454View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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