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Accession_Number 14.9.42
adlib_title Minoan jar
Shape Jar
Shape_description Fragment. Quite steeply curved.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Minoan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/4
Decoration Pinkish-buff clay. Exterior surface has poor, dull black paint in a pattern of three linked spirals between broad bands. Interior surface is reserved except for an irregular streak of red top to bottom. No finished edges.
Inscriptions
Condition The paint on the exterior surface is in bad condition having eroded away and become dull in the places where it remains. The middle swirl of the pattern is nearly lost completely. Reasonably free from deposits.
Technique/Style
Provenance Palaikastro, Crete.
Period Late Minoan I
Date 1550-1500
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.01.0097.jpg
2003.01.0097.jpg
Fragment from jar or jug.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 1.6
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 4.6
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 7.9; th.0.6
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 30.03.2004; 16.01.2006
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