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Object Number:MS4608
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Late Minoan IB
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 4.8 cm
Outside Diameter:3.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Miniature alabastron with rounded body and no handles. Fine, pink (7.5 YR 7-8/4) clay, with decoration in brown to black paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Bands on rim and at base; foliate band on body. Comments: LM IB. Compare Coldstream and Huxley, eds. 1973: pl. 81, no. 27 (Kythera). For the shape compare Hawes et al. 1908: pl. 8, no. 38 (Gournia).

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Aegean/Cretan (1975 - 2000) View Objects in Exhibition

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. 71, no. 666, pl. 32, fig. 29View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Thesis] Silverman, Jean S. 1978. The Gournia Collection in the University Museum: A Study in East Cretan Pottery. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 116, no. 282, pl. 23dView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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