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Cooking Vessel

Object Number:MS4655
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Middle Minoan IB
Middle Minoan II
Middle Minoan III
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 20 cm
Outside Diameter:15 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

397 (P. Betancourt's 1991 publication) Vessel with convex profile and open mouth with one open spout (now missing); two lug-handles; three short legs with thin oval sections; turning marks on exterior. Coarse, light gray (2.5 Y 7/2) to gray (10 YR 5/1) clay. Wiped with water. Undecorated. Restored from fragments; some sherds missing. Signs of burning from use. Compare Demargne and Gallet de Santerre 1953: pl. 31, no. 5, right (Mallia).

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. 22, no. 397, pl. 5, fig. 7View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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