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Rim Sherd

Object Number:MS4637.11
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Greece
Period: Late Minoan IA
Height: 3.2 cm
Length: 4.7 cm
Thickness: 0.4 cm
Outside Diameter:4.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904


[Joint Betancourt entry with joining piece MS 4637.110] Two joining rim-sherds from a closed vessel. Fine, light red (2.5YR 6/6) clay with a pink slip, with decoration in red to black paint. Burnished. Band on rim, inside and out. Lobes flanked by curved lines. for a discussion of the motif see Niemeier 1980: 40-41. Shape generally similar to 628 (MS 4637.6). Bibliography: Silverman 1978 a: 70, no. 180, 74-75, nos. 195-196, and pl. 12e, nos. 3-4.


[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. 64, no. 629, pl. 26, fig. 26View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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