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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.73
adlib_title Minoan conical cup; saltcellar
Shape Conical cup; saltcellar
Shape_description Round uneven rim, slightly incurving, lopsided tapering walls, convex at top and concave at bottom, and a flat base; rough and bumpy on upper part of interior walls.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Minoan
Fabric_description Coarse pinkish-buff fabric with large inclusions.
Munsell_color 10YR 7/4
Decoration Unglazed
Inscriptions
Condition Large rim fragment missing from one side; large side fragment, including part of base missing from the other side; some grayish-white deposits.
Technique/Style
Provenance From Knossos
Period Middle Minoan III
Date 1700-1600
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.92.0042.jpg
2003.92.0042.jpg
Bottom view of a Minoan conical cup, showing the base.
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2003.92.0043.jpg
2003.92.0043.jpg
Top view of a Minoan conical cup, showing the rim and interior fo the bowl.
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2003.92.0044.jpg
2003.92.0044.jpg
Side view of a Minoan conical cup, showing the side with the broken rim.
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Front view of the side of a Minoan conical cup.
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2003.92.0046.jpg
2003.92.0046.jpg
Side view of a Minoan conical cup.
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2003.93.0191.jpg
2003.93.0191.jpg
Oblique view, from above, of a Minoan conical cup, showing the rim and interior of the bowl.
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Profile view of a Minoan conical cup.
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2004.99.0091.jpg
2004.99.0091.jpg
Front view of the side of a Minoan conical cup.
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2004.99.0092.jpg
Front view of the side of a Minoan conical cup, showing missing section.
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Front view of the side of a Minoan conical cup, showing missing section.
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Comparanda Rm.25.53.72
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 3.0
Diameters Rim 6.0, base 4.4
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 2.1.2
Edited_by Amy
Date_edited 10.07.2004
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