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Jar

Object Number:MS4647
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Late Minoan I
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Handmade
Height: 17.5 cm
Length: 29.6 cm
Width: 3.4 cm
Thickness: 1.4 cm
Outside Diameter:30 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Rim-sherd with spout form a lipped jar with vertical neck and piriform body; raised band at juncture of neck and shoulder; tube spout with flaring mouth on upper shoulder; three small handles at spout. Coarse, light red (2.5 YR 6/8 to 5/6) clay with light and dark inclusions, with decoration in black paint and added white paint. Handmade. Dark paint on rim, juction of neck and shoulder, and spout. Added white: traces. Surface eroded. Shape generally similar to MS4720 but with spout, smaller rim, and ridge at the juncture between neck and shoulder.

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. 63, no. 625, pl. 26, fig. 25View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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