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Bowl

Object Number:MS4168
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Locus: B16
Period: Late Minoan IIIA:2
Late Minoan IIIB
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 8.9 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Conical bowl with S-shaped profile, pronounced base, and small open spout. Fine, pink (5YR 7/4) clay, with decoration in red (10R 5/6-8) paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Band on rim, inside and out. Restored from fragments; some sherds missing. Shape called a bathroom bowl by the excavators at Palaikastro. Compare Dawkins 1902-1903: 315, fig. 14, no. 2 (Palaikastro); Sackett and Popham 1970: 232, (fig. 22, no. 8 (Palaikastro); Kanta 1980: pl. 59, no.1 (Episkopi).

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. 91, no. 763, pl. 41, fig. 39View 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. 177, 182-183, no. 450, pl. 27aView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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