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Rim Sherd

Object Number:MS4637.6
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Late Minoan IA
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 4.4 cm
Length: 6.7 cm
Width: 0.4 cm
Outside Diameter:7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Rim-sherd from a jug or jar. Fine, pinkish gray (7.5YR 7-8/2) clay with a darker core, with decoration in black paint and added white paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Band on rim, inside and out. Frieze of joined rosette spirals. Added white: thin band on outside of rim. Comments: LM IA. For this motif at Gournia see Hawes et al. 1908: pl. 7, nos. 26 and 32. For discussion see Niemeier 1980: 32-34.

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. 64, no. 628, pl. 26, fig. 25View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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