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Cosmetic vessel: GR.3a.1924

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Description

Swan perfumed-oil container

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.08 m
Length: 0.083 m
Width: 0.05 m

Relative size of this object

8.3 cm8 cm1 mm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1924) by Lamb, Winifred

Dating

Archaic
-600 - 502 -501

Materials used in production

Clay

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.3a.1924
Primary reference Number: 68859
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Cosmetic vessel" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/68859 Accessed: 2021-12-02 07:17:49

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