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Object Number:MS4512
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Pseira
Period: Middle Minoan III
Late Minoan I
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Serpentine
Height: 11.71 cm
Outside Diameter:19.1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); R. B. Seager, 1909

Description

Shape: Conical lamp with edge of rim squared in profile, on low, conical base. Concave reservoir. Upper rim has narrow inner molding rising from inside of flat rim, with two opposed wick-cuttings. Two opposed lug-handles are below rim, opposite the wick-cuttings. Material: Serpentine. Condition: Restored from two large fragments. Some pieces missing.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Aegean/Cretan (1975 - 2000) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Betancourt, Philip P. 1990. The Stone Vessels of Pseira. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 32 (3)View Objects related to this Type Citation
[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Warren, Peter M. 1969. Minoan Stone Vases.View Objects related to this
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.View Objects related to this
[Book] Coulter. LCC Catalog.View Objects related to this

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