From: Greece | Crete | Pseira

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS4286
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Minoan
Provenience Greece | Crete | Pseira
Period Late Minoan IB
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

Shape: Squat amphora with two vertical coil handles and slightly flaring, elliptical lip. Fabric: Medium textured, light red (2.5YR 6/6) clay with pink (7.5YR 7/4) slip and decoration in red (2.5YR 5/8) to dark reddish brown (2.5YR 3/4) paint. Decoration: Thin band inside lip. Outside of handles painted. Bands on neck, body, and lower body; awkwardly drawn spirals above row of half circles on shoulder. Resting surface slipped but unpainted. Condition: Restored from fragments. Soem sherds missing. Surface very eroded.

Height 9.5 cm
Outside Diameter 11.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); R. B. Seager, 1908

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