From: Greece | Crete | Priniatiko Pyrgos

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS4889
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Minoan
Provenience Greece | Crete | Priniatiko Pyrgos
Period Late Minoan IA
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

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.

Height 7.2 cm
Outside Diameter 10.2 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); E. H. Hall, 1912

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