University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:MS4894
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Priniatiko Pyrgos
Period: Early Minoan III
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 5.1 cm
Outside Diameter:8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); E. H. Hall, 1912

Description

Cup with convex profile, with one strap handle. Fine, pink (7.5YR 7/4) clay with dull, reddish brown (5YR 5/4) to dark reddish brown (5YR 2.5/2) paint and decoration in added white (10YR 8/2) paint. Band on inside of rim. Exterior painted except for center of handle. Added white paint: three thin stripes on top of handle; frieze of isolated motifs consisting of slanting double rows of dots bounded by double lines, with two bands above and two below. Fragments of rim and handle preserved.


Bibliography:

[Book] Betancourt, Philip P. 1984. East Cretan White-on-Dark Ware: Studies on a Handmade Pottery of the Early to Middle Minoan Periods.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 175, no. 68, pl. 21View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 17, no. 19, fig. 6, pl. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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