This text relies on analysis into the archaeological collections exhibited on the Common Exhibition in Paris in 1867. In the middle of that analysis, numerous paperwork had been discovered referring to an Early Christian lead vessel, found in Carthage and since disappeared, that attracted the eye of many students on the time. This text goals to hint the historical past of the vase from its discovery to its exhibition in Paris via illustrations and revealed and unpublished paperwork. Archival knowledge are drawn on to supply an outline of the misplaced vase’s iconography that’s as full as doable.
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