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Lamp

Reproduction

Object Number:MS5353
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: 8.8 cm
Width: 18.9 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from E. Gillieron, 1914

Description

Original: Grey stone lamp. Wide shallow round bowl, small base. Heavy rim framed with bead design and decorated with snails shells in relief. Indentations in rim for two wicks. Two handles project downward from rim at ninety degrees each side of wick indentations.

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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