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Terracotta stemmed pyxis (box for cosmetics or toliet articles)

Attributed to the Geladakis Painter
Middle Corinthian
ca. 590–570 B.C.
Greek, Corinthian
Terracotta; black-figure
H.: 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
One animal frieze; therein, two large male heads confronted.
Canessa, Ercole and Arthur Sambon. 1904. Vases Antiques de Terre Cuite: Collection Canessa, Bibliothèque du Musée. no. 212, p. 56, pl. XIII, Paris.

Hôtel Drouot. 1904. Antiquités Grecques et Romaines, Collection de M.E. Vente Drouot 2-4 Juin 1904. no. 104, pp. 15ff., pl. 6.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1906. "Collection of Greek and Roman Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1(6): pp. 77-80.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1917. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 58, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Payne, Humfry. 1931. Necrocorinthia: A Study of Corinthian Art in the Archaic Period. pp. 157 n. 1, 308 n. 908, pls. 29, 6 and 8, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Amyx, Darrell A. 1943. "Corinthian Vases in the Hearst Collection at San Simeon." University of California Publications in Classical Archaeology, 1: pp. 224, 232 n. 127.

Benson, Jack Leonard. 1953. Die Geschichte der korinthischen Vasen. no. 85,6, p. 52, Basel: Benno Schwabe & Co.

Amyx, Darrell A. 1956. "The Geledakis Painter." Hesperia, 35(1): pp. 73ff., pl. 28, b-c.

Bandinelli, Ranuccio Bianchi. 1958. Enciclopedia dell'Arte Antica, Classica e Orientale, Vol. 3. p. 805, Rome: Instituto della Enciclopedia Italiana.

Amyx, Darrell A. 1988. Corinthian Vase-Painting of the Archaic Period. p. 215, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

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