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Jug

Object Number:MS4656
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Late Minoan I
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 21.7 cm
Outside Diameter:16.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

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).

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. 65, no. 635, pl. 28, fig. 26View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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