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The Argentona Pitcher Museum

Humanity and water: a cultural relationship

Humanity and water

Humanity and water

In all cultures over the ages we find a wide range of water-carrying vessels that denote the great richness and cultural diversity of mankind. This section exhibits pitchers and other vessels from the major cultures of Africa, America, Europe and Asia.

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OBJECTS

<p>Pitcher, second half of the 20th century, 29.5 &times; 20 cm, Romania</p>
APM_85
APM_85
<p>Jug, 20th century, 26 &times; 17 cm, Skopje (Macedonia)</p>
APM_1420
APM_1420
<p>Pitcher, 19th century, 20 &times; 20&nbsp;cm, China</p>
APM_1649
APM_1649
<p>Pitcher, 1989, 46.7 &times; 18 cm Cana (Palestine)</p>
Jug
Jug
<p>Leather pitcher, 19th - 20th century, 37.5 &times; 27&nbsp;cm, Ethiopia</p>
APM_1728
APM_1728
<p>Pitcher, 19th - 20th century, 48.5 &times; 30.5 cm, Egypt</p>
APM_1512
APM_1512
<p>Double bodied pitcher from the&nbsp;<em>Chim&uacute;</em> culture, 15th-16th century, 19 &times; 25 cm, Peru</p>
APM_1269
APM_1269
<p>Pitcher from the&nbsp;<em>Nazca</em> culture, 1st-2nd century AD, 19.6 &times; 16 cm, Peru</p>
APM_1832
APM_1832
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