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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1925.30.15
Title
Pilgrim Flask
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 500 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Attica?
Period
Archaic period
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/291589
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta; pale reddish clay, black paint
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
14 x 12.5 cm (5 1/2 x 4 15/16 in.)
Provenance
JCH purchased in Athens; bequest to Harvard University
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Joseph C. Hoppin
Accession Year
1925
Object Number
1925.30.15
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Mouth, feet, sides, and handles covered with black paint. A reserved four-spoke wheel decorates the center of each side. Its circumference consists of two concentric circles surrounded by a reserved circular zone. The outer perimeter of each circular side is enclosed by a narrow reserved zone.
Publication History

Joseph Clark Hoppin and Albert Gallatin, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, U.S.A.: volume 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections, Libraire Ancienne Edouard Champion (Paris, 1926)

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