From: Greece | Crete | Pseira

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS4476
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Minoan
Provenience Greece | Crete | Pseira
Period Late Minoan I
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

Shape: Piriform jug with high spout and one coil handle. Ridge at juncture between neck and shoulder. Fabric: Fine, pink (7.5YR 7/4) clay with decoration in reddish yellow (7.5YR 7/6) to very dark gray (5YR 3/1) paint and added white (poorly preserved) paint. Self-slipped. Decoration: Band on inside of rim. Handle painted. Band on outside of rim; bands above and below frieze of running spirals on shoulder zone; two bands on lower part of body. Added white paint: bands on handle; rows of dots bound by thin bands on bands delineating shoulder zone; bands on outside of lip and on the bands on the lower part of the body. Resting surface unpainted. Condition: Restored from fragments Some sherds missing. Added white paint badly eroded.

Height 21.3 cm
Outside Diameter 15.2 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); R. B. Seager, 1908

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