Item PC/007 - Canephora (Kanephoros)

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PC/007

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Canephora (Kanephoros)

Date(s)

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

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1 item

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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.

Translated as: "Basket Bearer".

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(Not available / given)

Archival history

Photographed in GSA in 1915. Original in British Museum

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Canephora was an honrific office given to unmarried young women in ancient Greece which involved the privilege of leading the procession to sacrifice at festivals.

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

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GB 1694 PC/007

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition

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