|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Period:||Late Minoan IA|
Late Minoan III
|Credit Line:||Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904|
|Other Number:||685 (P. Betancourt's 1991 publication) - Other Number|
Ostrich-egg-shaped rhyton with flaring mouth; ridge at juncture of neck and shoulder; ovoid body; no handles. Fine, pink (7.5 YR 8/4) to light brownish gray (2.5 YR 5/8) to dark red (10R 3/6) paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Mouth and neck painted; friezes of tortoise-shell ripple on shoulder, center of body, (and lower body?), bounded by bands; lower tip painted. Upper part preserved, restored from fragments; some sherds missing and some non-joining sherds; discolored from burning. Burned. For tortoise-shell ripple on a globular ryhton see Hawes et al. 1908: pl. 7, no. 65 (Gournia); the shape is more like pl. 7, nos. 39-40. For Ripple Ware in general see Vol. I, no. 24.
|[Catalogue, Collection] Betancourt, Philip P. & Silverman, Jean S. 1991. Pottery from Gournia:The Cretan Collection in the University Museum, The University of Pennsylvania.||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|