From: Greece | Crete | Gournia

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS4635
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Minoan
Provenience Greece | Crete | Gournia
Period Late Minoan IB
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

Flat lid with three handles on upper side. Coarse, red (2.5R 5/4-6) clay with light and dark inclusions, with decoration in red to brown paint and added white paint. Slipped on the upper surface with fine pink clay, and burnished. Handmade (?). Band on rim; lobes facing inward and outward with reserved line between them; flowers in interstices at border; floral motif in center. Added white: dots on band on rim; dots between bands on lobes. Section of side preserved. Generally similar, with the same handle arrangement, as Hawes et al. 1908: pl. 7, no. 16 (Gournia).

Length 26 cm
Width 16 cm
Thickness 1.5 cm
Outside Diameter 36 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

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