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Object Number:MS4889
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Priniatiko Pyrgos
Period: Late Minoan IA
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 7.2 cm
Outside Diameter:10.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); E. H. Hall, 1912

Description

Shape: Striaght-sided cup with slightly concave profile, with one strap handle (Vapheio cup). Fabric: Fine, pink (7.5YR 7/4) clay with very dark gray (7/5YR N3/ ) paint and decoration in added white (poorly preserved) paint. Decoration: Painted, inside and out, including resting surface. Added white paint: band at rim, both inside and out; frieze of leaf-like tendrils, with one band above and four below. Condition: Restored from fragments. Some sherds missing. Added white paint visible only as discolorations.


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. 19, no. 27, fig. 7, pl. 3View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Coulter. LCC Catalog.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 24View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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