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Accession_Number 14.9.39
adlib_title Minoan cup
Shape Cup
Shape_description Fragment with rim attached which is sharply offset.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Minoan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Clear buff clay with brownish-black paint. Outside broad band at rim with some red showing through. Below, on body are linked spirals with red glaze appearing through black. Inside the rim is black with the lower part of the fragment reserved. There is however, the start of a line running downwards at right.
Inscriptions
Condition There are sharp points where the fragment has broken away. The black on rim is eroding and some red is showing through. Some small chips to the rim.
Technique/Style
Provenance Palaikastro, Crete
Period Late Minoan I
Date 1550-1500
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.01.0094.jpg
2003.01.0094.jpg
Fragment from cup.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 1.3
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 4.6
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 9.1; th. 0.6
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 31.03.2004; 16.01.2006
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