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Lekythos: GR.29.1937

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Description

Lekythos, Athena pouring a libation attended by Nike

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.345 m
Width: 0.108 m

Relative size of this object

10.8 cm34.5 cm1 mm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Athens

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Dating

Classical
Production date: 460 BC

Materials used in production

Clay

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.29.1937
Primary reference Number: 69318
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 8 March 2018 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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