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


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


[Article] Betancourt, Philip P. 1990. "The Stone Vessels of Pseira". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 32. no. 3. pg. 15-21 Type CitationView Objects related to this Type Citation
[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 29, fig. 2View 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.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 38-39, no. 95, pl. 9, fig. 12View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Warren, Peter M. 1969. Minoan Stone Vases.. Cambridge University Press. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 53, 227View Objects related to this
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 32, no. 31; p. 36, no. 27View Objects related to this
[Book] Coulter. LCC Catalog.. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 78View Objects related to this

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