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Accession_Number 14.9.18
adlib_title Cretan
Shape
Shape_description Fragment
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cretan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 5/4
Decoration Coarse ware with a white core. Inside is white, with red curved line around fracture. Outside is also white with red bands and dentate band (see drawing on card). Fragment is angled suggesting that part of it may have been the base of the vessel.
Inscriptions
Condition White paint on interior surface has become discoloured and there is a large area of deposit. Surface of exterior is also damaged where paint had flaked away.
Technique/Style
Provenance Tsani, Crete
Period Neolithic
Date 5300 - 4400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2007.03.1277.jpg
2007.03.1277.jpg
Top view of a Cretan fragment, showing the exterior with red bands and detate band.
2007.03.1278.jpg
2007.03.1278.jpg
Top view of a Cretan fragment, showing the white interior with the red curved line around the fracture.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 5.9
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. Length 3.1Thickness 0.9
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey
Date_edited 19 September 2002; 16.01.2006
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