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Kantharos: GR.1.1985

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Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.075 m
Height: 0.062 m
Width: 0.111 m

Relative size of this object

11.1 cm6.2 cm7.5 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Crete ⪼ Greek Islands

Find spot

  • Crete Greek Islands

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1985)


-0300 BC - 101 -0101 BC

Components of the work

Foot: Depth 0.04 m
Rim: Depth 0.065 m

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.1.1985
Primary reference Number: 70471
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Saturday 15 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Kantharos" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-12-03 23:33:17

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