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Rim Sherd

Object Number:MS4637.26
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Late Minoan I
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 5.2 cm
Length: 7.8 cm
Width: 0.4 cm
Outside Diameter:11.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Rim-sherd from a cup with convex profile. Fine, pink (7.5 YR 7/4) clay with a paler surface, with decoration in red paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Interior painted. Tortoise-shell ripple between bands. A common type. For Ripple Ware see. I, no. 24.

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. 53, no. 577, pl. 16, fig. 20View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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