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Rhyton

Object Number:MS4646
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Locus: A13
Period: Late Minoan I
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 31.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Conical rhyton, with base more painted than usual; vertical paring marks on lower body. Fine, pink (7.5 YR 7/4) clay, with decoration in red to brown to black paint and added white paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Series of friezes, separated by bands: two foliate bands and grass or reed. Added white: traces on some of the dark bands. Lower part preserved.

Bibliography:

[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: p. 75, no. 683, pl. 34, fig. 31View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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