From: Greece | Crete | Pseira

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS4235
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Minoan
Provenience Greece | Crete | Pseira
Period Middle Minoan IA
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

Shape: Cup with convex profile, with one strap handle. Fabric: Fine, reddish yellow (7.5YR 7/6) clay with mottled red (10R 4/6) to black (N2.5/ ) paint and decoration in added white (10YR 8/2) paint. Decoration09:42 Band inside rim. Exterior painted except for center of handle. Added white paint: short diagonal lines insidelip; lines on top of handle; three thin bands on exterior below lip; three sets of triple plumes and one set of quadruple plumes on body; horizontal band on lower part of body. Resting surface unpainted. Condition: Restored from fragments. Some sherds missing.

Height 6.4 cm
Outside Diameter 11.7 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); R. B. Seager, 1908

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