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Cup

Object Number:MS4601G
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Late Minoan I
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 3.5 cm
Length: 5.2 cm
Width: 0.4 cm
Outside Diameter:5.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Miniature conical cup; straight profile. Fine, pink (7.5YR 7/4) clay. Wiped with water. Intact. Comments: LMI. Compare (among many others) Sackett and Popham 1970: fig.13, nos.1-3 (Palaikastro); Lembesi, Olivier, and Godart 1974: fig.42C, center (Archanes). The conical cup is the most common Minoan pottery shape; it is especially popular in LMI. The shape is discussed in detail by Wiener (1984).

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: pp. 48-49, no. 552, pl. 15, fig. 18View 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. 114, no. 267, pl. 22d, no. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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