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Lamp

Object Number:MS4157
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Steatite
Height: 6 cm
Depth: 0 cm
Thickness: 2.6 cm
Outside Diameter:11.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

Description

Stone lamp. Small steatite lamp; black stone with white crystals. Much broken; restored in plaster. Low base, from which sides rise. Edge of rim slants outward; top flat, with two wick-cuttings. Small deep reservoir; two small pendant lug-handles below rim.

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