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Kernos: GR.8.1925

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Description

Kernos

Notes

History note: Bought by the Friends from the Forman Collection at a sale in Callaly Castle, 25th September 1925, lot no. 77

Legal notes

Given by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.25 m
Height: 0.285 m
Width: 0.25 m

Relative size of this object

25 cm28.5 cm25 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Melos ⪼ Greek Islands

Find spot

  • Phylakopi Melos Greek Islands

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1925) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Early Cycladic
Bronze Age
-2000 - 1901 -1901

Materials used in production

Clay

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.8.1925
Primary reference Number: 68912
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 26 July 2017 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Kernos" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/68912 Accessed: 2022-01-22 18:48:41

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