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Amphora: GR.8.1955

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Oionokles Painter


Nolan amphora, (A) singing lesson, (B) man listening

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.323 m
Width: 0.185 m

Relative size of this object

18.5 cm32.3 cm1 mm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Athens

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1955) by Lamb, Winifred


Production date: 470 BC/BCE



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Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.8.1955
Primary reference Number: 69613
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 10 September 2021 Last processed: Friday 10 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Amphora" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-11-27 14:47:05

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