University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4628.3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Middle Minoan II
Middle Minoan III
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 4.6 cm
Length: 5.2 cm
Width: 0.5 cm
Outside Diameter:8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904
Other Number:429 (P.Betancourt's 1991 publication) - Other Number

Description

Straight-sided cup. Fine, reddish brown (5YR 5/4) clay with a dark gray core, covered with dark brown, almost black paint, with decoration in added white paint. Painted on interior, exterior, and bottom of base. Added white: diagonal line (part of a crescent?) and small squiggle on body; band on lower body. Complete profile preserved. A standard MM shape. Bibliography: Silverman 1978 a: 34, no. 64, and pl. 2b, no. 3; Betancourt 1984; appendix, no. 41; Myer 1984; 62-63; Rapp and Gifford 1984.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Silverman, Jean S., and Betancourt, Philip P. 1991. Pottery from Gournia:The Cretan Collection in the University Museum, The University of Pennsylvania.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 28-29, no. 429, pl. 7, fig. 10View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Betancourt, Philip P. 1984. East Cretan White-on-Dark Ware: Studies on a Handmade Pottery of the Early to Middle Minoan Periods.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 172, no. 41, pl. 19View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Thesis] Silverman, Jean S. 1978. The Gournia Collection in the University Museum: A Study in East Cretan Pottery. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 34, no. 64, pl. 2b, no. 3View Objects related to this

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