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Wedding pitcher from Agios Stefanos of Mantamados village (island of Lesbos, NE Aegean Sea). This is a characteristic earthenware vessel with many handles, decorated with beautiful floral motifs made by white slip. The two large handles symbolize the married couple … Continue reading

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Pitcher with the portrait of Lord Byron from the Greek island of Lesvos (village of Agiasos). George Gordon Byron (1788 – 1824), commonly known as Lord Byron, was one of the greatest British poets and a leading figure in Romanticism. … Continue reading

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