University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4637.27
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Late Minoan I
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 6.8 cm
Length: 7.5 cm
Width: 0.3 cm
Outside Diameter:4.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904
Other Number:571 (P. Betancourt's 1991 publication) - Other Number

Description

Base-sherd from a semiglobular cup. Fine, light reddish brown (2.5 YR 6-7/4) clay with a paler surface, with decoration in red to black paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Interior painted. Running spirals between bands. A very common type. Compare (among others) Hawes et al. 1908: pl. 8, no. 8 (Gournia).


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. 52, no. 571, pl. 16, fig. 19View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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