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Terracotta pyxis (box)

Attributed to the Canessa Painter
Middle Corinthian
ca. 590–570 B.C.
Greek, Corinthian
H.: 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.21a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Frieze with animals and two women.

Sirens, sphinxes, panthers and two women.
Canessa, Ercole and Arthur Sambon. 1904. Vases Antiques de Terre Cuite: Collection Canessa, Bibliothèque du Musée. no. 11, p. 8, pl. I, Paris.

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

Payne, Humfry. 1931. Necrocorinthia: A Study of Corinthian Art in the Archaic Period. no. 872, p. 306, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Amyx, Darrell A. 1988. Corinthian Vase-Painting of the Archaic Period. p. 222, pl. 92, 1, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

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