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Accession_Number 14.9.38
adlib_title Minoan cup
Shape Cup
Shape_description Fragment with long section of rim attached. Clay becomes thicker at rim because it is slighlty offset.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Minoan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 6/4
Decoration Pinkish-buff clay with brick red paint. The exterior surface has a band at rim above a spiral with linking lines with small petal-like crescents between them. Inside, the surface is red.
Inscriptions
Condition Small areas of paint have flaked away from the surface allowing reserved clay to show through. Larger flake from rim. Streaky red inside. Free from deposits.
Technique/Style
Provenance Palaikastro, Crete
Period Late Minoan I
Date 1550-1500
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.01.0093.jpg
2003.01.0093.jpg
Fragment from cup.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 1.2
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 3.8
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 7.8; th. 0.3
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 31.03.2004; 16.01.2006
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