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Accession_Number 14.9.16
adlib_title Cretan
Shape
Shape_description Fragment
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cretan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 5/4
Decoration Core of this fragment is white with the interior surface painted red. The exterior surface is white with a bold red zigzag. No finished edges.
Inscriptions
Condition Small dots of deposit on the white slip and also on the fracture edges. The interior red colour appears a little streaky, but this was probably since production.
Technique/Style
Provenance Tsani, Crete
Period Neolithic
Date 5300 - 4400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2007.03.1281.jpg
2007.03.1281.jpg
Top view of a Cretan fragment, showing the exterior with the bold red zigzag on the white surface.
2007.03.1282.jpg
2007.03.1282.jpg
Top view of a Cretan fragment, showing the painted red interior.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 4.6
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. Length 2.4Thickness 0.5
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey
Date_edited 19 September 2002; 16.01.2006
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