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Rim Sherd

Jar

Object Number:MS4615.3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Locus: N Trench
Period: Early Minoan III
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:White-on-Dark Ware
Height: 5.1 cm
Length: 10.6 cm
Width: 1.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Rim sherd with spout from a bridge-spouted jar. Medium textured, brown (7.5 YR 5/2) clay with light and dark inclusions, covered with black paint, with decoration in added white paint. Dark paint on rim and exterior. Added white: groups of short vertical lines on rim; circles (or running spirals?) with multiple connecting lines. East Cretan White-on-dark Ware. Compare MS4615.2.

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. 9, no. 328, pl. 2, fig. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Thesis] Silverman, Jean S. 1978. The Gournia Collection in the University Museum: A Study in East Cretan Pottery. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 24, no. 33, fig. 3, no. 19, pl. 2a, no. 10View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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