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Accession_Number 2008.9.10
adlib_title plaster cast
Shape Cast
Shape_description Roughly half-moon shaped plaster cast.
Material Plaster
Fabric
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Munsell_color
Decoration Relief image of Odysseus strapped to the mast of his ship while his crew steer and row. Winged harpies sing to him.
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Condition Cast seems to be complete, but original object was most likely broken, as the back half of the ship and half of one of the harpies is missing. Metal hook attached to top of cast for hanging.
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2005.02.0197.jpg
2005.02.0197.jpg

2005.02.0198.jpg
2005.02.0198.jpg

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Beazley_DB
Height
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Handle_height
Other_dims. Length 14.9Width 13.8Thickness 4.3
Location 11.2.27
Edited_by Alex V; Joana varela
Date_edited 4.9.2008; 18.04.2017
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