University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4637.24
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Middle Minoan III
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 4.6 cm
Length: 11.2 cm
Width: 0.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904
Other Number:494 (P. Betancourt's 1991 publication) - Other Number

Description

Semiglobular cup. Fine, pink (5 YR 7/3) clay, with decoration in reddish yellow to red paint and added white (10 YR 8/2) paint. Completely covered with red paint, including underneath of base. Added white: foliate band (FM 64) above two thin bands. Lower part of vessel preserved. One of the most common Minoan motifs. For discussion see Niemeier 1980: 36-37; Walberg 1983: Motif 18.


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. 38, no. 494, pl. 10, fig. 13View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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