Stirrup jar [Π 738]

Item Details

Source

Αρχείο της Εφορείας Αρχαιοτήτων Χανίων

Provenance

Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Χανίων

Abstract

Φέρει γραπτή διακόσμηση ταινιών, γραμμικών σχεδίων, επάλληλων και παρατακτικά τοποθετημένων τριγώνων, καθώς και τεθλασμένων γραμμών.

Medium

Πηλός

Temporal Coverage

1400 π.Χ.
Υστερομινωική εποχή
1200 π.Χ.

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Description

Large stirrup jar (amphora with a false spout) with flat base and piriform body. A false spout with two slightly high-swung, neck handles is set on top and a functional spout is placed on shoulder. On shoulder curvilinear bands; on ridges of handles vertical brushstrokes; on body panels are created by vertical lines filled with horizontal brushstrokes. The panels are filled with scale pattern, vertical rows of hatched triangles and successive zigzag lines. On lower body a row of hatched triangles; painted bands on rest of the body; retrieved from a chamber tomb at the region of the “courthouse” in Chania.
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