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Rhyton

Object Number:MS4704.5A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Late Minoan I
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 3.6 cm
Length: 4.8 cm
Width: 0.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Conical rhyton. Fine, very pale brown (10 YR 8/3) clay, with decoration in reddish brown paint and added white paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Series of friezes, separated by bands: joined running rosettes; foliate band; others not preserved. Added white: thin bands on dark bands; lines around rosettes. Section of body and non-joining sherd. Comments: LM I. See MS4124. Compare Hawes et al. 1908: pl. 7, no. 32 (Gournia); Marinatos 1968-76: V, pl. 63 (Akrotiri).

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. 673, pl. 33, fig. 30View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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