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Carinated cup

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Small carinated cup. Buff clay with black slip interior and exterior. Four pairs of vertical lines running from rim to base. The carinated cup is a late shape for Light on Dark Ware. Handmade and wheelmade versions appear from Middle Minoan I to Middle Minoan II A; this example is wheelmade.

Provenance

Probably from Gournia; accessioned by MFA as Source Unknown, March 25, 1992

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Middle Minoan II A Period, about 1800 B.C.

Dimensions

3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1992.121

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels