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Object Number: MS4117
Current Location: Classical World Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Greece
Period: Early Minoan II
Height: 17cm
Width: 12cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904


Vasilike ware Jug. Shape: Jug with high neck and spout, ring base, and one coil handle (schnabelkanne or beak-spouted jug). Fabric: Fine, pinkish gray (7.5YR 7/2) clay with decoration in mottled red (2.5YR 5/6) to black (5YR 2.5/2) paint. Decoration: Vasilike ware. Interior and underneath of base unpainted. Condition: Most of spout missing, otherwise intact.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Aegean/Cretan (1975 - 2000)View Objects in Exhibition
Worlds Intertwined: Classical World Introduction (14 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition


[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. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 63-64, no. 192, fig. 17, pl. 16View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 18, no. 6View Objects cited in this Publication
[Thesis] Sagan, Marian H. 1962. The Pottery from Vasiliki. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 5View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Coulter. LCC Catalog. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 19View Objects cited in this Publication

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