From: Greece | Crete | Gournia

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS4730
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Minoan
Provenience Greece | Crete | Gournia
Period Late Minoan IB
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

Cylindrical pyxis; constricted neck to accomodate a lid; two lug handles. Fine, pink (7.5 YR 7/4) clay, wiht decoration in red (2.5 YR 5/8) paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Band on neck; six bands of paint flecks on body. Restored from fragments; some sherds missing. For the shape see Hawes et al. 1908: pl. 7, no. 13 (Gournia).

Height 11 cm
Outside Diameter 11.3 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

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