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Accession_Number 14.9.37
adlib_title Minoan cup
Shape Cup
Shape_description Fragment
Material Terracotta
Fabric Minoan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 8/2
Decoration Fragment of thick clay with rim attached. Buff clay with black paint. Inside is painted black. The Outside has a black narrow band at rim with a coiled leaf pattern below, followed by blurry bands.
Inscriptions
Condition Thickness of clay is irregular and thickest at bottom of fragment. The black paint is dull and streaky. On the outer surface the areas between the black are creamy-yellow at top but become pinker towards the bottom.
Technique/Style
Provenance Palaikastro, Crete
Period Late Minoan I
Date 1550-1500
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.01.0008.jpg
2003.01.0008.jpg
Fragment of a Minoan cup (top left), with other Minoan fragments (14.9.38-14.9.44).
2003.01.0092.jpg
2003.01.0092.jpg
Fragment from cup.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 1.1
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 7.4
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 6.7; th. 0.4-0.7
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 30.03.2004; 16.01.2006
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