Rim Sherd



From: Greece | Crete | Gournia

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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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

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.

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

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