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Rim Sherd

Object Number:MS4700.11
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Middle Minoan II
Middle Minoan III
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 4.1 cm
Length: 17 cm
Width: 0.6 cm
Outside Diameter:19.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Two non-joining rim-sherds with the edge of the handle from one or two lids with flat tops and slightly convex edges. Medium textured, light brown (7.5 YR 5-6/4) clay with a darker core, with light and dark inclusions, covered with dark brown (7.5 YR 3/2) paint, with decoration in added white paint. Dark painted on upper surface and outside of edges; underside unpainted. Added white: concentric bands and waves on edges. Surface eroded. The shape resembles Seager 1910: fig. 4, right (Pseira). This is the light-on-dark counterpart of lids like MS4638.3 and MS4638.4.

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. 30, no. 436, pl. 8, fig. 10View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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