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Ceremonial lamp

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Ceremonial lamp. Soft gray soapstone. A circular basin with broad, flat rim, in which are two wick-sockets. Two lug-handles project downward from the rim.

Provenance

Sent by the Cretan Museum in return for donor's contribution; from Mochlos.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Middle Minoan III - Late Minoan I,

Dimensions

9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.590

Medium or Technique

Chlorite (Peter Warren: letter from Christine Lilyquist, March 24, 1995)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels