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Silver replica of a proto-Corinthian pear-shaped jar (aryballus) (circa 650 - 640 BC). The body of the original is engraved with a scaly jewel. Such jars were used for keeping essences or olive oil used by women and men, usually athletes.
Donated by Christos Spiliopoulos
Height 11.5 cm
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Kantharos with representation of a snake
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