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Firebox

Object Number:MS4575
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Late Minoan I
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 3.9 cm
Outside Diameter:12 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904
Other Number:97b - Other Number

Description

598 (P. Betancourt's 1991 publication) Similar to 4573, but with no perforations around central hole (d. 2.0-2.3 cm.). Restored from fragments; most of collar missing. Many signs of burning. Georgiou's Type IA (1973 b).

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. 57, no. 598, pl. 18, fig. 21View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Georgiou, Hara S. 1973. "Minoan 'Fireboxes' from Gournia". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 15. no. 4. pg. 7-14 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 11, fig. 5View 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.. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 143, 154-155, no. 379, pl. 24b, fig. 1View Objects related to this

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