Minoan Rock-Crystal Vase

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Mark Cartwright
by Bernard Gagnon
published on 18 August 2013
Minoan Rock-Crystal Vase

A Minoan vase carved from rock-crystal, from Zakros on Crete, c. 1450 BCE. The collar includes gilded ivory discs and the handle is made from rock-crystal beads strung on bronze wire. The vessel was probably used to pour liquids in religious rituals. (Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, Crete).

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Gagnon, B. (2013, August 18). Minoan Rock-Crystal Vase. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/1388/

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Gagnon, Bernard. "Minoan Rock-Crystal Vase." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 18, 2013. https://www.ancient.eu/image/1388/.

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Gagnon, Bernard. "Minoan Rock-Crystal Vase." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 18 Aug 2013. Web. 19 Sep 2019.

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