University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:MS4593
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minoan
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Pseira
Period: Early Minoan I
Early Minoan IIA
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Obsidian
Length: 6.7 cm
Outside Diameter:3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); R. B. Seager, 1910

Description

Two obsidian cores and 27 obsidian flake knives. The material appears to be of Melian obsidian.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[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: p. 34, no. 74, fig. 11, pl. 8View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Seager, Richard B. 1910. "Excavations on the Island of Pseira, Crete". Museum Anthropological Publications. Vol. 3. no. 1. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 10 and p. 16View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 33, no. 138View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Hartmann, Nicholas. 1978. "Obsidian from Crete: problems in lithic analysis". Temple University Aegean Symposium. Philadelphia. Temple University Aegean Symposium. Vol. 3. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 36-42View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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