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Jar

Object Number:MS4611
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Late Minoan IB
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 6.3 cm
Outside Diameter:5.9 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Cylindrical jar with tubular side-spout; two horizontal handles. Fine, pink (7.5 YR 7/4) clay. Wiped with water and burnished. Bands on rim and lower body; floral motifs (papyrus and other motifs) on body. Restored from fragments; some sherds missing. A miniature version of a coommon shape. Compare (among others) Hawes et al. 1908: pl. 8, no. 22 (Gournia).

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. 61, no. 613, pl. 20, fig. 23View 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. 117, no. 284, pl. 23cView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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