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White-ground lekythos: a youth at a tomb: GR.36.1937

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Current Location: Gallery 21

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White-ground lekythos: a youth at a tomb

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Description

Lekythos, woman with fillet and youth with stick at tomb

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 0.366 m
Width: 0.112 m

Relative size of this object

11.2 cm36.6 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
-0440 - -0430

Materials used in production

Clay

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.36.1937
Primary reference Number: 69325
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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