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Object Number:MS4488
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Priniatiko Pyrgos
Period: Late Minoan I
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 6.8 cm
Outside Diameter:12.1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); E. H. Hall, 1912

Description

Semiglobular cup with very ogival profile and rather small resting surface, with one strap handle. Fabric: Fine, pinkish white (7.5YR 8/2) clay with decoration in brown (7.5YR 4/4) to black (5YR 2.5/1) paint. Self-slipped. Decoration: Interior painted. Outside of handle painted. Frieze of running spirals on exterior, with one band above and two below. Resting surface unpainted. Condition: Restored from fragments.


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. 20, no. 31, fig. 7, pl. 3View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 21, no. 170View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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