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Terracotta tripod pyxis (box)

Period:
Late Corinthian
Date:
2nd half of the 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H.: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm) Diam.: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.27
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Decorated with lotus buds.
Said to be from Capua

Canessa, Ercole and Arthur Sambon. 1904. Vases Antiques de Terre Cuite: Collection Canessa, Bibliothèque du Musée. no. 41, 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. 1330, p. 323, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Amyx, Darrell A. 1988. Corinthian Vase-Painting of the Archaic Period. p. 455 n. 53, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

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