• Urn
Urn
Urn
Urn

Object ID
2004.5.30.A
Object Name
Urn
Material
Copper; Brass
Object Entities
Object Description
Round copper vessel with a brass handle that has faded zig-zag details on both sides (perhaps a stylized two headed snake) that attach on opposite sides of the container's rim. The surface is engraved with sections of caligraphy a a geometric pattern. The rim has a repeated wave pattern that has been etched on. All of the details on the container seem to have been incised rather than embossed.
Origin
This container was previously own by the donor's (Helen Gravenites) husband's parents. The vessel was handmade although we do not know where or when.
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Citation
Urn, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7253. Accessed 10/16/21.