University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4615.1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Locus: North Trench
Period: Early Minoan III
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:White-on-Dark Ware
Height: 7.2 cm
Length: 4.9 cm
Width: 0.45 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904
Other Number:310 (P. Betancourt's 1991 publication) - Other Number

Description

Rim-sherd with handle from a conical cup with one handle. Fine, pink (5 YR 8/4) to reddish yellow (5 YR 7/6) clay, covered with dark brown paint, wiht decoration in added white paint. Dark paint on rim and exterior, with handle reserved. Added white: pendent hatched triangles. East Cretan White-on-dark Ware. East Cretan conical cups from this period, both with and without handles, are often decorated with this motif. See (among others) Hall 1904-05: pls. 26, nos. 1-2 an d27, nos. 1-4 (Gournia); Seager 1912: fig. 49, nos. M 61-63 (Mochlos); Bosanquet and Dawkins 1923: fig. 5b (Palaikastro); Demargne 1945: pl. 29, no. 8056 (Mallia).


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. 5, no. 310, pl. 1, fig. 1View 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. 20, no. 13, pl. 2b, no. 6View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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