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Object Number:MS4113
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Locus: G31
Period: Late Minoan I
Middle Minoan III
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 6.35 cm
Length: 6.35 cm
Width: 0.45 cm
Outside Diameter:4 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1907
Other Number:931 - Other Number

Description

Shape similar to 4138, but with four handles and 3 grooves at the base. Sandy, reddish brown (2.5 YR 4/4) clay with paler surface, with decoration in reddish brown paint. Wiped with water. A few drips of paint. One handle missing; otherwise intact. Marked "g31" on base. Compare Hawes et al. 1908: pl. 2, no. 7 (Gournia). Chipped.

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. 63, no. 623, pl. 26, fig. 25View 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. 117, no. 285, pl. 23fView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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