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Accession_Number 14.9.41
adlib_title Minoan cup
Shape Cup
Shape_description Fragment with rim attached. The rim is offset a little and the clay bends halfway down the fragment to lead to the base of the cup.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Minoan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Pinkish clay with black paint. Outer surface has a narrow band at rim above two rows of dots between thin bands with plain bands below. Interior surface has a creamy-yellow slip.
Inscriptions
Condition Dirty buff clay, black paint. Outside: narrow band at rim, two rows of dots, plain bands. Inside: clear buff unpainted.
Technique/Style
Provenance Palaikastro, Crete
Period Late Minoan I
Date 1550-1500
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.01.0096.jpg
2003.01.0096.jpg
Fragment from cup or shallow bowl.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 1.5
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 7.0
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 31.03.2004; 16.01.2006
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