University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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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
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:

[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 29, fig. 2View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 38-39, no. 95, fig. 12, pl. 9View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 32, no. 31; p. 36, no. 27View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Coulter. LCC Catalog. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 78View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Warren, Peter M. 1969. Minoan Stone Vases. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 53 and p. 227View Objects cited in this Publication

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