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Cup

Object Number:MS4605G
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Middle Minoan II
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 6.8 cm
Outside Diameter:9.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Semiglobular cup: sharply everted rim; flattened handle joined to the inside of the rim and body; concentric string marks. Fine, reddish yello (7.5 YR 8/6) clay, redder at the core, with a paler surface, covered with reddish black paint, including bottom of base. Added paint not preserved. Intact except for minor chipping; surface eroded in places. Comments: MM II. The sharply everted rim suggests MM II. Compare Levi 1976: pl. 125, nos. g, k, and m (Phaistos).

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. 24, no. 406, pl. 6, fig. 8View 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. 53, no. 104, fig. 4, no. 9View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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