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Accession_Number 14.9.21
adlib_title Cretan
Shape
Shape_description Fragment
Material Terracotta
Fabric Cretan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 5/2
Decoration Two fragments joined. Core is reddish-brown. Inside is white with two wavy lines in red. Outside is white as well with two thick and two thin straight lines in red. Curves as though it may have been part of the neck of the vessel.
Inscriptions
Condition Joined unevenly due to erosion of the edges. Small spots of dark deposit on exterior surface. Surface damage to underside where paint has been rubbed away.
Technique/Style
Provenance Tsani, Crete
Period Neolithic
Date 5300 - 4400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2007.03.1279.jpg
2007.03.1279.jpg
Top view of a Cretan fragment, showing the white interior with two wavy red lines.
2007.03.1280.jpg
2007.03.1280.jpg
Top view of a Cretan fragment, showing the white exterior with the red lines.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 4.1
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. Length 3.3Thickness 0.6
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey
Date_edited 19 September 2002; 16.01.2006
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