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Object Number: 30-44-2
Current Location: Classical World Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Mycenean
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Late Helladic IIIC
Date Made: 1090 BC -1060 BC
Early Date: -1090
Late Date: -1060
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Octopus
Height: 27cm
Outside Diameter:26.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Georges Nicole, 1930

Description

Mycenean stirrup jar decorated with an octopus.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Worlds Intertwined: Classical World Introduction (14 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition
Classical Gallery: Aegean Bronze Age (1969 - 1975)View Objects in Exhibition
Classical Gallery: Aegean/Cretan (1975 - 2000)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 45View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Thomas, Carol. 1978. "Found: The Dorians: Archaeology and Greek Linguistics at the End of the Late Bronze Age". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 20 (3): 21-25. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 22, fig. 4View Objects cited in this Publication
[Other] An Octopus Stirrup Jar in the University Museum [unpublished student paper].View Objects cited in this Publication

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