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Object Number:MS4729
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Late Minoan I
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 15.7 cm
Outside Diameter:6.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Similar to MS4727. Fine, pink to reddish yellow (7.5 YR 8/4 to 5 YR 7/6) clay, with decoration in black paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Paint on mouth, wiht splatters on body. Restored from fragments; some sherds missing. A common type. Compare MS4727.

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. 67, no. 643, pl. 29, fig. 27View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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