Hot water bottle (thigh or upper arm) / 2nd/1st BC

 300,00

price included: a. postage expenses b. luxurius wooden case / exhibit: c. safe transportation d.  all taxes included e. certificate of authenticity (handwritten signature)

Unique exhibit. Worked by hand. They attributed all the details of the original. (colors, form, etc.)

Utensil shaped like a human thigh. Asort neck witha flattened rim is on the upper part and two vertical strap handies are beneath it. They may also have been used as hot compress to acelerate dlood circulation, iduce hyreaimia for therapeutic purposes, or relieve pain and stiffness

Product Description

study – diligence: George Damianos
creation plans: Art and science gallery.com
design material: terracotta vase (hand made)
artist: Eugenia Gerontara
dimensions:H.14,8 L.20
edition year: 2016
prototype year: 2nd/1stBC
based on: Archaeological museum of Athens
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Unique exhibit. Worked by hand. They attributed all the details of the original. (colors, form, etc.)

Utensil shaped like a human thigh. A short neck with a flattened rim is on the upper part and two vertical strap handies are beneath it

The hot water bottles were used for  relief of pains during menstruation, or for the heart or spleen. They may also have been used as hot compress to acelerate dlood circulation, iduce hyreaimia for therapeutic purposes, or relieve pain and stiffness

In other areas (Delos, Chios, Pylos, Aetolia, Macedonia), as well as in Paphos, that terracotta vases, which had a therapeutic use were manufactured from the 3rd c. BC . Its is assumed that those vases were ordered by physicians, druggists, or athletes – and did not belong to the common types of Hellenistic vases.

 

The art and science.com gives offers you the opportunity to optane the following unique ceramic exhibits. Those saples  of great art, are hand made and contain centuries of experience.   Painted on  hand usefull for therapeutical reasons.*

*decorative use, products are sensitive in high temperature

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bibliografy

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  3. Oakleyj. 2013 The Grekk Vase. Art of the story Teller, London
  4. SimpsonJ.Y. 1853 Note of some ancient Greek medical Vases for containg Lykion
  5. Mossè C. 1984, La grece archaique da Homerie a Escchyle, Paris