University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS4704.18
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Late Minoan I
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 4cm
Length: 5.2cm
Width: 0.4cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904
Other Number723 (P. Betancourt's 1991 publication) - Other Number

Description

Body-sherd from the neck (?) of a closed vessel. Fine, pink (7.5 YR 7/4) clay, with decoration in black paint and added red paint. Wiped with water and probably burnished. Surface eroded. Band; diagonal lines. Added red: diagonal lines between the black lines. Comments: Probably LM I. The use of a distinctive added red paint indicates a likelihood of a LM I date.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Betancourt, Philip P. & Silverman, Jean S. 1991. Pottery from Gournia:The Cretan Collection in the University Museum, The University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 82-83, no. 723, pl. 37, fig. 35View Objects cited in this Publication

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