University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4615.6
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Locus: N Trench
Period: Early Minoan III
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:White-on-Dark Ware
Height: 3.5 cm
Length: 3.7 cm
Width: 0.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904
Other Number:319 (P. Betancourt's 1991 publication) - Other Number

Description

Rim-sherd from a rounded cup. Fine, light yellowish brown (10 YR 6/4) clay, darker at core, with paler surface, covered with black paint, with decoration in added white paint. Dark paint on rim and exterior. Added: (running?) spirals at rim, above two bands. East Cretan White-on-dark Ware. Compare Hall 1904-05: pl. 27, nos. 17-19 (Gournia); Seager 1912: fig. 49, no. M 60 (Mochlos); Fairbanks 1928: no. 29 (Mochlos). For spirals in this ware see Betancourt 1984 c: 32, Motif 8.


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. 7, no. 319, pl. 1, fig. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Betancourt, Philip P. 1984. East Cretan White-on-Dark Ware: Studies on a Handmade Pottery of the Early to Middle Minoan Periods.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 170, no. 11, pl. 18View 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.. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 19, no. 6, pl. 1d, no. 12View Objects related to this

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