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Pelike: GR.9.1917

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Description

Pelike, (A) pigs, swineherd and Odysseus (?), (B) man and youth

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.347 m
Width: 0.25 m

Relative size of this object

25 cm34.7 cm1 mm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Athens

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917) by National Art Collections Fund

Dating

Classical
-470 BCE - -460 BCE

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Pelike" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/68670 Accessed: 2022-07-02 00:47:32

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