Object ID
Object Name
40.3225000000 cm. H Since this is a pitcher, the spout sticks out further than the circumference indicates, Item (Overall)
Object Entities
Salimbene, Suzanne (is related to)
Object Description
Handmade copper water pitcher with attached handle, spout and lid. There is a handle that goes from the lid to the body of the pitcher, and is connected from the neck of the pitcher to the spout. There is a golden band around the middle, as if something was removed. Lid is attached to the top of the pitcher by a pin. The handle has a zigzag pattern going halfway down. There is a band around the top of the spout.
Copper was a popular metal used in the past. It is believed to be the first metal used. In fact, the Copper Age comes after the Stone Age. Copper pitchers are used because the copper prevents the growth of pathogens.
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Pitcher, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/8454. Accessed 06/02/23.