Object Number:MS4571
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Greece
Period: Late Minoan I
Height: 7.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904
Other Number:87 - Other Number


599 (P. Betancourt's 1991 publication) Hollow, domed capsule wiht hole in side (d. 1.3-2.0 cm.) and nine perforations in the bottom (d. ca. 0.4-0.7 cm.), built into a conical cup supported on three feet, with one vertical handle and the rim pressed in at the handle; small clay "rivet" at the juncture of rim and handle ("firebox"). Coarse, unevenly colored brown to black clay with light and dark inclusions. Wiped with water. Handmade. Undecorated. Most of rim, handle, and one foot missing. Signs of burning inside capsule and in cup. Geourgiou's Type II (1973 b), known from Aghia Triada, Archanes, Knossos, Mallia, Mapheze, Nirou Chani, Palaikastro, Phaistos, Pharmakokephalo, the Psychro Cave, and Tylissos.


[Catalogue, Collection] Silverman, Jean S., and Betancourt, Philip P. 1991. Pottery from Gournia:The Cretan Collection in the University Museum, The University of Pennsylvania.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 57-58, no. 599, pl. 18, fig. 21View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Georgiou, Hara S. 1973. "Minoan 'Fireboxes' from Gournia". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 15. no. 4. pg. 7-14 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 13, fig. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Thesis] Silverman, Jean S. 1978. The Gournia Collection in the University Museum: A Study in East Cretan Pottery. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 144, 155, no. 380, pl. 24eView Objects related to this

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