From: Greece | Crete | Pseira

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS4270
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Minoan
Provenience Greece | Crete | Pseira
Period Middle Minoan III | Late Minoan IA
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

Shape: Straight-sided cup with slightly concave profile with one strap handle. Fabric: Fine, pink (7.5YR 7/4) clay with dark grayish brown (10YR 4/2) to black paint and decoration in added white (poorly preserved) paint. Decoration: Painted, inside and out, including resting surface. Added white paint: frieze of running spirals with two bands below, on exterior. Condition: Restored from fragments. Some sherds missing. Surface very eroded.

Height 5.9 cm
Outside Diameter 9 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); R. B. Seager, 1908

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