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Object Number:MS4730
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Late Minoan IB
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 11 cm
Outside Diameter:11.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Cylindrical pyxis; constricted neck to accomodate a lid; two lug handles. Fine, pink (7.5 YR 7/4) clay, wiht decoration in red (2.5 YR 5/8) paint. Wiped with water and burnished. Band on neck; six bands of paint flecks on body. Restored from fragments; some sherds missing. For the shape see Hawes et al. 1908: pl. 7, no. 13 (Gournia).

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. 76, no. 690, pl. 35, fig. 32View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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