Rim Sherd


From: Greece | Crete | Gournia

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS4637.6
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Minoan
Provenience Greece | Crete | Gournia
Period Late Minoan IA
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

Rim-sherd from a jug or jar. Fine, pinkish gray (7.5YR 7-8/2) clay with a darker core, with decoration in black paint and added white paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Band on rim, inside and out. Frieze of joined rosette spirals. Added white: thin band on outside of rim. Comments: LM IA. For this motif at Gournia see Hawes et al. 1908: pl. 7, nos. 26 and 32. For discussion see Niemeier 1980: 32-34.

Height 4.4 cm
Length 6.7 cm
Width 0.4 cm
Outside Diameter 7 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

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