Globular stirrup jar (kind of amphora with a false spout) [Π 1981]

Item Details

Source

Αρχείο της Εφορείας Αρχαιοτήτων Χανίων

Provenance

Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Χανίων

Abstract

Σφαιρικός ψευδόστομος αμφορέας με σχηματοποιημένα μινωικά άνθη στον ώμο.

Medium

Πηλός

Temporal Coverage

1300 π.Χ.
Υστερομινωική εποχή
1200 π.Χ.

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Description

Stirrup jar with globular body, flat base and a trumpet shaped spout on shoulder; on top is set a false spout and two slightly high-swung neck handles with elliptical cross section. Decorated with brown-reddish painted bands on body, spout and handles; floral decoration with stylized blossoms on shoulder. It was retrieved from a burial context located at Chania and dates in the Late Minoan IIIB (1300 – 1200 BC).
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