Base Sherd



From: Greece | Crete | Gournia

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS4121
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Minoan
Provenience Greece | Crete | Gournia
Period Late Minoan I | Middle Minoan III
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

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).

Height 15.4 cm
Outside Diameter 18.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

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