Vessel for Holy Water


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Vessel for Holy Water   (1928.02.0011)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
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  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Medieval, 15th century
Culture Flemish

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 17.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 14.7 cm
Dimension 3 (Height) 12.9 cm
Weight 1021 g
Measuring Remarks 14.7 cm is diameter of rim. 17.1 cm is height with the handle. 12.9 cm is the height without the handle.
Materials Metal
Manufacturing Processes Forging
Munsell Color Information Strong Brown (2.5yr 4/10) -ns

Research Remarks

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

_A Guide to the Greek Coin Reproductions from the British Museum that are in the World Heritage Museum Collection_ NOTE: The "Guide" was compiled from information taken from: Hill, G.F. _A Guide to the Principal Coins of the Greeks from Circ. 700 B.C. to A.D. 270, Based on the Work of Barclay V. Head_. University Press, Oxford,j 1965. Head, Barclay V. _A Guide to the Principal Gold and Silver Coins of the Ancients from B.C. 700 to A.D. 1_. Oxford University Press, London, 1895.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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