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Accession_Number 61.6.1.8
adlib_title Minoan jug
Shape Jug
Shape_description Ovaloid jug with a small mouth, a long neck flaring to a large body, and tapering again to a small, plain base; fat, rounded handle.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Minoan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/3
Decoration Rough, yellowish clay; undecorated.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, lip broken on one side, a few chips on body, a few surplus blobs of terracotta on 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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2003.92.0126.jpg
Top view of a Minoan jug, showing broken rim and interior.
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Bottom view of an (upside down) Minoan jug, showing base with blobs of surplus terracotta.
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2003.92.0128.jpg
Right side view of a Minoan jug, showing handle, and body tapering in sharply about a third of the way down.
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2003.92.0129.jpg
Back view of a Minoan jug, showing rounded handle.
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2003.92.0130.jpg
Left side view of a Minoan jug, showing tapering body towards bottom, and part of handle.
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2003.92.0131.jpg
Front view of a Minoan jug, showing body shape.
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2008.99.0440.jpg
Oblique left-side view of a Minoan jug, showing the handle and the mouth.
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2008.99.0441.jpg
Left side view of a Minoan jug, showing the handle.
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2008.99.0442.jpg
Back side view of a Minoan jug, showing the front of the handle.
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Right side view of a Minoan jug, showing the handle.
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2008.99.0444.jpg
Front view of a Minoan jug, showing body shape.
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2008.99.0445.jpg
Top view of a Minoan jug, showing the handle and the rim.
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2008.99.0446.jpg
Bottom view of a Minoan jug, showing the base.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 8.5
Diameters Mouth 4.0; body 6.1; base 3.6
Handle_height 5.8
Other_dims.
Location Household
Edited_by Vanessa; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 26.06.2002; 09.01.2006; 04.08.2006
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