University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4634
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Late Minoan IB
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 16.3 cm
Length: 14.2 cm
Thickness: 1.6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904
Other Number:697 (P. Betancourt's 1991 publication) - Other Number

Description

Flat slab lid, with knob or handle missing. Coarse, brown (7.5 YR 4/4) clay with light and dark inclusions, with decoration in red to brown paint and added white paint. Slipped on the upper surface, and burnished. Handmade (?). Circular bands, delineating two friezes, one of lilies and one of thick vertical lines. Added red: band. Added white: thin bands on one dark band. Large piece from rim preserved; surface eroded. The thick lines are probably a stylized and unburnished version of the ripple design. Compare Hawes et al. 1908: pl. 9, nos. 16-18 (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. 78, no. 697, pl. 36, fig. 33View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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