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Accession_Number 61.6.1.4
adlib_title Minoan conical cup
Shape Conical cup
Shape_description Very uneven in shape. Surface left very rough. The lip is uneven, leading into a very open interior which is widest at the mouth. The body is rough, while the base is also roughly made with no smooth finish to the edges.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Minoan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5Y 7/3
Decoration Grey clay (burnt?). Surface left very rough all over.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete and intact. A crack and a chip on the interior, numerous cracks and chips on the body and the base.
Technique/Style
Provenance Knossos (not the excavation of Evans and the British School)
Period Middle Minoan III
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Bottom view of a Minoan conical cup, showing base and underside of body.
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Top view of a Minoan conical cup, showing the interior.
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Side view of a Minoan conical cup, showing very uneven rim and foot.
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Side view of a Minoan conical cup, showing very uneven rim and foot.
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Oblique view, from slightly above, of a Minoan conical cup, showing very uneven rim and interior.
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Profile view drawing of a Minoan conical cup.
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Bottom view of a Minoan conical cup
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Top view of a Minoan conical cup
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Side view of a Minoan conical cup
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Side view of a Minoan conical cup
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Side view of a Minoan conical cup
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Side view of a Minoan conical cup
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Profile view of a Middle Minoan conical cup.
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2008.99.0484.jpg
Profile view of a Middle Minoan conical cup.
Comparanda
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Beazley_DB
Height 3.7
Diameters Ranges from 8.5 to 9.3
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Household
Edited_by Jessica; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 19.06.2003; 09.01.2006; 04.08.2006
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