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Accession_Number 14.9.40
adlib_title Minoan cup
Shape Cup
Shape_description Fragment with part of rim attached. Rim is slightly offset.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Minoan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/2
Decoration Buff clay with dull black paint. The outer surface has a band at the rim with a double foliate band on body with another plain band below. The inside surface is chocolate brown faded from black.
Inscriptions
Condition Streaky black paint on the underside but also covered with pink deposit. Paint has worn completely from rim. Dull black on the outer surface with some parts thinning considerably.
Technique/Style
Provenance Palaikastro, Crete.
Period Late Minoan I
Date 1550-1500
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.01.0095.jpg
2003.01.0095.jpg
Fragment from cup.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 1.4
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 6.7
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 3.7; th. 0.4
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 31.03.2004; 16.01.2006
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