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Skyphos: Loan Ant.103.19

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Maker(s)

Lewis Painter

Description

Skyphos, Eos carrying off Tithonos; A: goddess running off with youth who holds a large lyre, B: two youths in attitudes of alarm (one holds a double flute)

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 0.21 m
Height: 0.175 m
Width: 0.31 m

Relative size of this object

31 cm17.5 cm1 mm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Athens ⪼ Attica ⪼ Greece

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1991)

Dating

Classical
Production date: 470 BC/BCE

Note

Red-figured

Materials used in production

Clay

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Loan Ant.103.19
Primary reference Number: 89332
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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

Citation for print

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

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Skyphos" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/89332 Accessed: 2021-12-09 13:48:10

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