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Base Sherd

Object Number:MS4637.29
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Greece
Period: Middle Minoan III
Late Minoan IB
Height: 7.7 cm
Length: 6.8 cm
Width: 0.5 cm
Outside Diameter:4.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904


Base-sherd from a closed vessel. Fine, gray to light brown (7.5 YR 6/4) clay, with decoration in dark paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Tortoise-shell ripple on lower body. Comments: MMIII-LM IB. Burned. For Ripple Ware see vol. I, no. 24.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Aegean/Cretan (1975 - 2000) View Objects in Exhibition


[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. 46, no. 539, pl. 14, fig. 17View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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