University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:MS4893
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Priniatiko Pyrgos
Period: Early Minoan IIA
Early Minoan IIB
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 6 cm
Outside Diameter:7.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); E. H. Hall, 1912

Description

Cup or bowl with rounded profile, with depressed area near rim where lug or handle was once attached. Light gray (10YR 6/1) core with pinkish gray (5YR 7/2) surface on interior of vessel and light gray (10YR 6/1) to very dark gray (2.5YR N3/ ) surface on exterior of vessel, with light brown (7.5YR 6/4) area at rim. Exterior is burnished and has rudimentary mottled effect with light brown at rim, light gray at shoulder, and very dark gray on lower part of body. Underside unpainted. Restored from fragments. Only one side preserved.


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. 16, no. 16, fig. 6, pl. 2View 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. 19, no. 36View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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