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Terracotta pyxis (box)

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
4th–3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Campanian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-glaze
Dimensions:
H. with cover 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.107a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
This shape is also found in Sicily.
Canessa, Ercole and Arthur Sambon. 1904. Vases Antiques de Terre Cuite: Collection Canessa, Bibliothèque du Musée. Paris.

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

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