University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4482
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Priniatiko Pyrgos
Period: Middle Minoan III
Late Minoan IA
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 8.4cm
Outside Diameter:10.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); E. H. Hall, 1912

Description

Shape: Conical cup with slightly concave profile, with one strap handle (Vapheio cup). Fabric: Fine, pink (7.5YR 7/4) clay with decoration in lustrous red (2.5YR 4/6) to black (10R 2.5/1) paint and added white (no longer preserved) paint. Self-slipped. Decoration: Interior, lower part of body, and resting surface painted. Ripple pattern on upper part of body; four bands in added white paint on lower part of body. Condition: Restored from fragments. Some sherds missing. Handle missing.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Aegean/Cretan (1975 - 2000)View Objects in Exhibition
Classical Gallery: Aegean Bronze Age (1969 - 1975)View Objects in Exhibition

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. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 18-19, no. 26, fig. 6, pl. 3View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Hall, Edith H. 1914. Excavations in Eastern Crete; Vrokastro. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 65, fig. 46, upper row no. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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