Ceremonial lamp

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)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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