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Base Sherd

Object Number:MS4628.16
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Middle Minoan II
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 5.35 cm
Length: 5.1 cm
Width: 0.25 cm
Outside Diameter:3.4 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Base-sherd from a closed vessel. Fine, pink (5YR 7/4) clay, covered with black lustrous paint,, with decoration in added white paint. Added white: seven pairs of thin white lines radiating from bottom of base up onto the vessel body. For vertical lines see Wahlberg 1976: Motif 33. Bibliography: Silverman 1978 a: 37, no. 75, and pl. 2b, no. 14.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Aegean/Cretan (1975 - 2000) View Objects in Exhibition

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. 26, no. 419, pl. 7, fig. 9View 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. 37, no. 75, pl. 2b, no. 14View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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