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Object Number:MS4595
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Priniatiko Pyrgos
Period: Early Minoan II
Middle Minoan Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Length: 4.1 cm
Width: 1.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); E. H. Hall, 1912

Description

Truncated triangle with slightly rounded corners, slightly bent at tip, with three rivets in place. Rivets have heads at one end only, splayed over the surface of the metal. Condition: Intact, but a piece of a larger implement.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Betancourt, Philip P. 1983. The Cretan Collections in the University Museum: Minoan Objects Excavated from Vasilke, Pseira, Sphoungaras, Priniatikos Pyrgos, and Other Sites.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 20-21, no. 34, fig. 7, pl. 3View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 35, no. 156View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Branigan, Keith. 1968. Copper and Bronze Working in Early Bronze Age Crete.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 93, no. TW.IV a.4View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Branigan, Keith. 1974. Aegean Metalwork of the Early and Middle Bronze Age.. Oxford. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 1358View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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