University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:MS4566B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Gournia
Period: Late Minoan I
Middle Minoan III
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 4.7 cm
Length: 12 cm
Outside Diameter:10.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904
Other Number:603 (P. Betancourt's 1991 publication) - Other Number

Description

Lamp with incurving rim, pulled out spout, one handle opposite the spout, the base. Unevenly colored, sandy red to black clay. Treatment of surface unknown (not preserved). Undecorated. Handle and part of base missing; -surface disintegrated. Discolored and badly flaked, from fire. A common type. Compare (among others) Bosanquet 1901-1902: 285, fig. 4 (Palaikastro); Chapouthier and Demargne 1942: fig. 25 (Mallia).


Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Silverman, Jean S., and Betancourt, Philip P. 1991. Pottery from Gournia:The Cretan Collection in the University Museum, The University of Pennsylvania.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 58-59, no. 603, pl. 18, fig. 21View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Thesis] Silverman, Jean S. 1978. The Gournia Collection in the University Museum: A Study in East Cretan Pottery. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 152, no. 368, fig. 9, no. 2, pl. 23eView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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