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Accession_Number 14.9.17
adlib_title Cretan
Shape
Shape_description Fragment
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cretan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 5/6
Decoration Red core with both surfaces covered in white. The fragment is curved in two directions suggesting it is part of the neck of a vessel. Convex curve white and the concave curve is white with a red zigzag. No finished edges.
Inscriptions
Condition Traces of glue hint at a previous repair but the repaired piece is missing. Small spots of deposit on both surfaces. Slight surface damage to the concave surface.
Technique/Style
Provenance Tsani, Crete
Period Neolithic
Date 5300 - 4400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2006.20.0019.jpg
2006.20.0019.jpg
Top view of a Cretan fragment.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 4.8
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. Length 2.8Thickness 0.4
Location 2.1.6
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey; Jasmin Payne
Date_edited 19 September 2002; 16.01.2006; 25.07.2018
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