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Object type Krater
Prothesis scene: exposure of the dead and mourning. Detail. Late Geometric. From the Dipylon Cemetary in Athens.
Date circa 750 BC
Medium silhouette on terracotta
Dimensions Width: 58 cm (22.8 in). (fragment)
Céramiques et terres cuites, room 40: Galerie Campana I. Sully, 1 st floor.
This work is part of the collections of the Louvre (Department of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities).
Accession number A 517 Info non-talk.svg
Object history Place of discovery: Dipylon cemetery, Athens.
Credit line Purchase, 1884
Notes place made: Athens
  • Musée du Louvre, Atlas database: entry 6126
  • 1008009, Paris, Musee du Louvre, A517. The Beazley Archive. Retrieved on 4 April 2012.
  • Coldstream, John Nicolas (1968) Greek geometric pottery: a survey of ten local styles and their chronology., London: Methuen, pp. 29-30.
Source/Photographer Jastrow (2006)
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