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Base Sherd

Object Number:MS4637.38
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Late Minoan I
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 2.9 cm
Length: 3.5 cm
Width: 0.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Base-sherd from a stemmed cup like MS4169, with a hole in the base. Fine, pink (7.5 YR 7/4) clay, with decoration in dark (poorly preserved) paint. Wiped with water (and burnished?). Bottom of vessel painted. Comments: LM IB. Marked "ghem B", in Greek. From Deposit B. For the shape see MS4169.

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. 55, no. 585, pl. 17, fig. 20View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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