University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:MS4257
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Pseira
Period: Middle Minoan IB
Middle Minoan III
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 6.5 cm
Outside Diameter:17.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); R. B. Seager, 1908

Description

Shape: Flat lid with low, cylindrical to conical sides and central coil handle. Fabric: Pink (7.5YR 7/4) clay, slightly micaceous, with decoration in very dark grayish brown (10YR 3/2) to black (10YR 2/1) paint. Self-slipped. Decoration: Two sets of three lines on upper surface, continuing onto sides with two additional sets of three lines on sides only Lines on handle underside unpainted. Condition: Handle repaired and partly missing, otherwise intact.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Aegean/Cretan (1975 - 2000) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[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. 26, no. 42, fig. 8, pl. 3View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 19, no. 22View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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