University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS4126
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Late Minoan IIIA:2
Late Minoan IIIB
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 19.4cm
Outside Diameter:16.3cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904
Other Number767 (P. Betancourt's 1991 publication) - Other Number

Description

Stirrup jar with piriform shape, with pronounced base. Fine pink (5 YR 8/4) clay, with decoration in red (2.5 YR 5/6) to slightly darker paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Bands around bases of spout and handles; bands over all of vessel. Spout chipped, otherwise intact; surface eroded, especially on upper part. Comments: LM IIIA: 2-IIIB. From B 16. Generally similar is Popham 1964: pl. 4d (Knossos).


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: p. 92, no. 767, pl. 42, fig. 39View Objects cited in this Publication

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