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Askos: Loan Ant.112.21

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 22 (Cypriot)

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Description

Askos, goat skin shaped

Notes

History note: Gift from L.C. Clarke

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.24 m
Width: 0.18 m

Relative size of this object

18 cm24 cm1 mm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1997-10) by Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge

Dating

Late Classical
-0400 BCE - -0301 BCE

Materials used in production

Pottery

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: Loan Ant.112.21
Primary reference Number: 112858
Othernumber: Z2.909
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 7 December 2020 Last processed: Thursday 17 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Askos" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/112858 Accessed: 2023-02-08 11:41:22

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