University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:MS4900
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Priniatiko Pyrgos
Period: Late Minoan IA
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 7.5 cm
Outside Diameter:10.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); E. H. Hall, 1912

Description

Shape: Semiglobular cup with ogival profile, with one strap handle. Fabric: Fine, pink (7/5YR 8/4) clay with decoration in red (2.5YR 5/8) paint. Self-slipped. Decoration: Band on inside of rim. Paint on handle. Frieze of leaf-like tendrils on exterior, with one band above and three below. Resting surface unpainted. Condition: Restored from fragments. Surface very eroded.


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. 30, fig. 7, pl. 3View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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