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Base Sherd

Object Number:MS4637.47
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Middle Minoan III
Late Minoan IB
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 4.1 cm
Length: 6.4 cm
Width: 0.5 cm
Outside Diameter:8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Base-sherd from a closed vessel. Fine, pink (5YR 6-7/3-4) clay with a paler surface, with decoration in dark reddish brown to black paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Interior unpainted. Tortoise-shell ripple above band at base; outer edge of bottom of base painted. Comments: MM III-LM IB. For Ripple Ware see vol. I, no. 24.

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. 46, no. 540, pl. 14, fig. 17View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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