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Rhyton

Object Number:MS4704.1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Locus: 039
Period: Late Minoan I
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 18.5 cm
Length: 6.8 cm
Width: 0.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Conical rhyton. Fine, pink (7.5 YR 7/4) clay with a darker core, with decoration in dark brown to black paint and added white paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Series of friezes separated by bands: joining running spirals; dot band; rosettas; foliate band. Added white: thin bands on dark bands. Lower part preserved. Comments: LM I. From O39. Compare MS4124.

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: p. 73, no. 674, pl. 33, fig. 30View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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