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Deutsch: Kantharos. Schlangen auf den Henkeln kennzeichnen das Gefäß als Totengut. Die Ornamente — Schlangenband, Hakenkreuz, Blattstern — sind bildhaft komponiert. Attisch, um 780 v. Chr.
English: Kantharos. The snakes on handles mark a funerary present. Ornamentations—snakes frieze, swastikas and (Cannabis?) spangled flowers—have a symbolic value. Attica, ca. 780 BC.
Français : Canthare. Les serpents sur les anses désignent un présent funéraire. Les décorations — frise serpentiforme, croix gammées et fleurs étoilées — ont une valeur symbolique. Attique, v. 780 av. J.-C.
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Accession number Inv. 8501
Source/Photographer User:Bibi Saint-Pol, own work, 2007-02-09


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