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Rim Sherd

Jar

Object Number:MS4616A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Early Minoan IIA
Early Minoan III
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 7.7 cm
Length: 8.8 cm
Thickness: 2.8 cm
Outside Diameter:29 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Rim-sherd from a jar with a flat rim; slightly convex profile; lug-handles at the rim, pierced vertically with two lug-holes each. Coarse, very pale brown (10 YR 7/3-4) clay with dark and light inclusions with decoration in streaky brown (10 YR 3/2) paint. Wiped with water. Lines on rim; band below rim; lugs painted. Comments: EM IIA-III. For painted wares in EM IIA see Warren 1972: Period I (Myrtos); for EM III see Betancourt 1985: 62.

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. 3-4, no. 304. pl. 1, fig. 1View 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. 17, no. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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