Item PC/007 - Plaster cast of Canephora (Kanephoros)

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Plaster cast of Canephora (Kanephoros)


  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century (Creation)

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This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.

Original: Canephora was an honorific office given to unmarried young women in ancient Greece which involved the privilege of leading the procession to sacrifice at festivals.Translated as: "Basket Bearer". Original currently in the collection of the British Museum, London, UK.

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Photographed in GSA in 1915.

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Dimensions: 2280 x 670 x 530 mm (Plinth: 660 x 693 x 690 mm)

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