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Accession_Number 14.9.43
adlib_title Minoan cup
Shape Cup
Shape_description Fragment with section of rim attached. The walls thin slightly to the rim.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Minoan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 6/4
Decoration Buff clay. The interior surface is black and the exterior surface is cream with dull black painted design. There is a band at the rim and the pattern on the body below is of buds and spiral leaves.
Inscriptions
Condition Extremely streaky black paint on interior surface. Some black is wearing from the exterior surface but only towards the lower end of the fragment.
Technique/Style
Provenance Palaikastro, Crete.
Period Late Minoan I
Date 1550-1500
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.01.0098.jpg
2003.01.0098.jpg
Fragment from cup.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 1.7
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 5.1
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 3.7; Th. 0.3
Location Timeline 1 top
Edited_by Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 31.03.2004; 16.01.2006
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