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Lamp

Reproduction

Object Number:MS5354
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Knossos
Maker: E. Gillieron
Locus: Palace, Shrine of the Snake Goddess
Period: Late Minoan II
Date Made: 1913
Early Date: 1913
Late Date: 1913
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Plaster
Height: 7.8 cm
Outside Diameter:22 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from E. Gillieron, 1914

Description

Original: White stone lamp. Wide shallow round bowl. Narrows somewhat toward base. Heavy rim with incised guilloches and edged with bead design. Indentations and projections for two wicks. Rim thickens between wick indentations to form downward projection - tab handles - on either side.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Aegean Bronze Age (1969 - 1975) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Evans, Arthur J. 1930. The Palace of Minos at Knossos.. Macmillan and Company. Vol. III. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 27, fig. 14View Objects related to this Type Citation

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