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Accession_Number 14.9.30
adlib_title Minoan
Shape
Shape_description Fragment
Material Terracotta
Fabric Minoan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/3
Decoration Sherd with fragment of handle attached. Interior surface is reserved showing the pale clay. The exterior is covered with dull black paint and has superimposed bands of white with the suggestion that there is some pattern inside the band. Small section of handle is black as well. No finished edges.
Inscriptions
Condition Black paint is fading as is the white. Surface is still smooth though.
Technique/Style
Provenance Palaikastro, Crete
Period Middle Minoan I
Date 2000-1800
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2007.03.1253.jpg
2007.03.1253.jpg
Top view of a Minoan fragment, showing the white bands on the black paint.
2007.03.1254.jpg
2007.03.1254.jpg
Top view of a Minoan fragment, showing the interior.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 3.7
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. Length 5.6Thickness 0.4
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey
Date_edited 19 September 2002; 16.01.2006
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