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Kernos



Clay

2 5/16 x 8 7/8 x 7/8 in. (5.9 x 22.5 x 2.2 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.1531
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Unclassified Vessels

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  • kernoi - Bronze Age terracotta or earthenware vessels with a series of smal cuplike forms attached, either clustered in the center or around the upper edge of a bowl. The receptacles probably contained foodstuffs of various kinds or perhaps of flowers, intended for ritual offerings. Although the kernos was used in widely disparate regions during the prehistoric period, particularly impressive examples have come to light in the Cyclades.

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/168168 |title=Kernos |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=8/13/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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