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Kantharos: GR.2.1999

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Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)




Attic red-figure janiform kantharos, Class G of the head vases; the London Class


History note: Purchased by M.D. Abrams at Christies, London, 28th April 1993, lot 21. On loan to Fitzwilliam Museum 1995 to 1999.

History note: Listed Beazley ARV2 1697 no.10bis as on the Basel Market in 1963.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 0.15 m
Height: 0.2 m
Width: 0.2 m

Place(s) associated

  • Athens

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1999) by Abrams, M.D.


Early Classical
Production date: about 470 BC

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.2.1999
Primary reference Number: 125494
Old loan number: Loan Ant.110
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 December 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 12 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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