From: Greece | Crete | Pseira

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS4479
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Minoan
Provenience Greece | Crete | Pseira
Period Late Minoan IA
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

Shape: Cup with convex profile, with one strap handle and small lug opposite handle. Open spout on side, for drinking. Fabric: Fine, very pale brown (10YR 8/3) clay with decoration in light red (2.5YR 6/8) to black paint and added white (poorly preserved) paint. Self-slipped. Decoration: Interior unpainted. Upper part of handle painted. Wide band at rim and three bands on lower part of body. Added white paint: isolated spirals with stems pointing upward on upper band. Resting surface unpainted. Condition: Restored from fragments. Some sherds missing. Added white paint visible only as discoloration.

Height 7.5 cm
Outside Diameter 12.1 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); R. B. Seager, 1908

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