From: Greece | Crete | Gournia

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS4604
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Minoan
Provenience Greece | Crete | Gournia
Period Late Minoan I
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

Lamp with shape similar to 4598. Coarse, light red (2.5 YR 6/6) clay with light and dark inclusions. Wiped with water. Intact except for handel, across from spout. See 4598.

Reddish clay full of pebbles, small base, 2 small lug handles, remains of 1 loop handle opposite spout. Part of back missing. Very coarse, gritty, porous red clay. Wheel-made. Base, tip of nozzle blackened by burning. Form of slightly flattened round bowl, with rounded shoulder, rolled rim, flat raised base. Small nozzle pulled from rim.

Height 7.5 cm
Length 9.7 cm
Outside Diameter 9.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

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