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Base Sherd

Jar

Object Number:MS4121
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Late Minoan I
Middle Minoan III
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 15.4 cm
Outside Diameter:18.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Base from a piriform jar with molded base. Coarse light, yellowish brown (10YR 6/4) clay with a paler surface, with decoration in red to black paint. Wiped with water. Bands and frieze of grass or reed (FM16); base painted; bottom of base unpainted. From a piriform jar like 4137. See vol. I, no. 54 (Pseira).

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.63-64, no. 627, pl. 26, fig. 25View 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. 105, no. 241View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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