From: Greece | Crete | Gournia

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS4656
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Minoan
Provenience Greece | Crete | Gournia
Period Late Minoan I
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

Jug with small raised spout. Medium textured, very pale brown (10 YR 7/4) clay, with decoration in very dark gray (2.5 Y N3) paint. Wiped with water, and burnished. Bands around rim, spout, and neck and lower body. Handle painted. Frieze of running spirals on shoulder. Bottom of base unpainted. Restored from fragments; some sherds missing: surface eroded. Comments: LM I. From G29. A common type. Compare, among others, vol. I, no. 57 (Pseira); Forsdyke 1925; pl. 9, no. A647 (Gulf of Mirabello area); Lembesi 1970: pl. 369 gamma (Poros).

Height 21.7 cm
Outside Diameter 16.3 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

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