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Pyxis: GR.17.1931

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Description

Hanging pyxis

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 0.097 m
Height: 0.055 m

Place(s) associated

  • Lesbos ⪼ Greek Islands

Find spot

  • Thermi Lesbos Greek Islands

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931)

Dating

Bronze Age
-2900 BC - -2701 BC

Materials used in production

Clay

Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.17.1931
Primary reference Number: 69097
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Saturday 12 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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