Plaster Reproduction of a Drinking Rhyton


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Artifact Identification Plaster Reproduction of a Drinking Rhyton   (1916.01.0005)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Food Service T&E
  4. :
  5. Drinking Vessels
Artist/Maker Emile Gillieron & Fils, Athens.
Geographic Location
Period/Date Minoan, 1610- 1550 BC
Culture Greek - Mochlas

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 28.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 10.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 7.2 cm
Weight 780 g
Measuring Remarks Dim 2 = Diameter at widest part of the body. Dim 3 = Width at rim.
Materials Plaster, Pigment--Paint
Manufacturing Processes Cast, Painting
Munsell Color Information Light Brown (7.5YR 6/6) -Main color. Dark Grayish Brown (7.5YR 2/2) -Dark brown coloring. Strong Brown (5YR 3/6) -Brown coloring.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Classical Museum Purchase
Reproduction yes
Reproduction Information Original is in the Herakleion Museum, Crete.

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