Location: On Display in the Classical World Gallery

From: Greece | Crete | Vasiliki

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS4112
Current Location Classical World Gallery - On Display
Culture Minoan
Provenience Greece | Crete | Vasiliki
Period Early Minoan IIB
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

Vasilike Ware "Teapot". Shape: Jug on pedestalled base, with long side spout and one coil handle. Knobs on spout probably simulate the eyes of a bird, so that the vase becomes the body and the handle is the tail. Fabric: Fine, light reddish brown (2.5YR 6/4) clay with decoration in mottled red (10R 5/6) to black paint. Decoration: Decoration consists of vertical tongues depending from the upper part of the shoulder, with vertical rows of dots between them. Vasilike ware. Interior and underneath of base unpainted. Condition: Spout repaired, otherwise intact.

Height 20 cm
Length 28.5 cm
Width 15.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1907
Other Number 206 - Other Number

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