Harvester Vase

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Mark Cartwright
by Olaf Tausch
published on 18 August 2013
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The Minoan stone vessel known as the 'Harvester Vase', from Hagia Triada on Crete, 1500-1450 BCE. The vase is carved from serpentine and was originally covered in gold leaf. The scenes in relief depict a sowing festival and the vase was probably used to pour liquids during religious rituals. (Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, Crete).

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Tausch, O. (2013, August 18). Harvester Vase. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1389/harvester-vase/

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Tausch, Olaf. "Harvester Vase." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 18, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1389/harvester-vase/.

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Tausch, Olaf. "Harvester Vase." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Aug 2013. Web. 23 Oct 2021.