From: Greece | Crete | Mochlos

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS4911
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Minoan
Provenience Greece | Crete | Mochlos
Period Middle Minoan III | Late Minoan IA
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

Pithos. Conical pithos with large mouth, four horizontal coil handles, and two plastic rings applied at lower part of body. Bands on mouth (covering lip from inside to outside) and at bottom of body; "discs and loops" on body. Coarse, pink (7.5YR 7/4) clay with slightly darker slip and decoration in very dusky red (2.5YR 2.5/2) to black (N25/ ) paint. Restored from fragments. Some sherds missing. Surface eroded.

Height 64 cm
Outside Diameter 45 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); R. B. Seager, 1908

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