University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4617.1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Late Minoan IA
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 4.3 cm
Length: 3.9 cm
Width: 0.3 cm
Outside Diameter:11 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904
Other Number:564 (P. Betancourt's 1991 publication) - Other Number

Description

Rim-sherd from a straight-sided cup. Fine, pink (7.5 YR 7/4) clay, with decoration in reddish brown paint and added white paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Band on rim, inside and out. Leaf-like tendrils. Added white: pendant concentric semicircles on band on inside of rim; thin band and vertical lines on band on outside of rim. Surface eroded. Comments: LM IA. Marked "ghem B," in Greek. From Deposit B. For the motif see MS4637-104.


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: pp. 50-51, no. 564, pl. 16, fig. 19View 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, no. 441, pl. 14d, no. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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