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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2007.104.7
Title
Askos
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
300 BCE-100 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Gnathia (Apulia)
Period
Hellenistic period
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/175002
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
8.2 x 9.1 x 4 cm (3 1/4 x 3 9/16 x 1 9/16 in.)
Provenance
Part of original McDaniel gift of 1943. Included in a non-comprehensive list of McDaniel objects dated October 25, 1946.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Alice Corinne McDaniel Collection, Department of the Classics, Harvard University
Accession Year
2007
Object Number
2007.104.7
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Pinkish-buff fabric with metallic black slip. Askos has a ring base, an everted rim on its spout, and a strap handle. A large palmette is painted in added white on either side of the body of the vessel.

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