University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4617.2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Middle Minoan I
Middle Minoan II
Middle Minoan III
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 5.9 cm
Length: 3.3 cm
Width: 0.4 cm
Outside Diameter:13 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904
Other Number:371 (P. Betancourt's 1991 publication) - Other Number

Description

Rim-sherd from a conical or straight-sided cup. Fine, pink (10 YR 8/3) clay, with decoration in black paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Band on interior of rim. Pendent concentric semicircles at rim, above bands. Comments: MM I-III. Marked "ghem B," in Greek. From Deposit B. Middle Minoan Dark-on-light Style. The quality of the dark paint suggest the MM date. The motif is common in MM IB-II in eastern Crete. For the style see MS4638.1.


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. 18, no. 371, pl. 3, fig. 4View 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.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 175-176, no. 442View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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