Rim Sherd


From: Greece | Crete | Gournia

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS4617.30
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Minoan
Provenience Greece | Crete | Gournia
Period Early Minoan III
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

Rim-sherd from a bridge-spouted jar. Medium textured, light brown (7.5 YR 6/4) clay with a paler surface, with light and dark inclusions, covered with reddish brown to black paint, with decoration in added white (2.5 Y 8/2) paint. Burnished inside rim. Handmade. Painted on rim and exterior. Added white: circles with crosshatched sections, connected by multiple connecting lines. Surface eroded. Comments: EM III. Marked "ghem B," in Greek. From Deposit B.

Height 2.9 cm
Length 5.1 cm
Width 0.8 cm
Outside Diameter 14 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

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