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Rim Sherd

Object Number:MS4617.30
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Early Minoan III
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 2.9 cm
Length: 5.1 cm
Width: 0.8 cm
Outside Diameter:14 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Rim-sherd from a bridge-spouted jar. Medium textured, light brown (7.5 YR 6/4) clay with a paler surface, with light and dark inclusions, covered with reddish brown to black paint, with decoration in added white (2.5 Y 8/2) paint. Burnished inside rim. Handmade. Painted on rim and exterior. Added white: circles with crosshatched sections, connected by multiple connecting lines. Surface eroded. Comments: EM III. Marked "ghem B," in Greek. From Deposit B.

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. 13, no. 346, pl. 2, fig. 3View 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. 169, no. 414, pl. 8c, no. 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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