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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1992.8.90
Title
Cylindrical container depicting the Battle of Greeks and Amazons in a Classical style
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
late 18th-19th century
Period
Modern
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/280301
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Marble or marble paste
Dimensions
11.5 x 5.8 cm (4 1/2 x 2 5/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Clive Foss
Accession Year
1992
Object Number
1992.8.90
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Container carved with a disc shaped base vigorously represented frieze of Greeks fighting Amazons. Some of the Amazons are mounted.

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