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Base Sherd

Object Number:MS4637.74
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Middle Minoan III
Late Minoan IA
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 7 cm
Length: 6 cm
Width: 0.6 cm
Outside Diameter:7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Base-sherd from an "in-and-out bowl" with an incurved rim set of by a groove. Fine, light red (2.5YR 6/6) clay with a paler core and an unevenly colored paler surface, with decoration in red paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Tortoise-shell ripple both inside and out. Comments: MM III-LM IA. For in-and-out bowls see vol. I, no. 23. 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. 31, no. 440. pl. 8, fig. 11View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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