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Terracotta pyxis (box)

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Campanian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-glaze
Dimensions:
H. with cover 2 1/2 in. (6.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.109a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The lid and bowl are inscribed.
Inscription: Backwards "E" shaped letter inscribed
Hôtel Drouot. May 11-14, 1903. Collection d'Antiquités Grecques & Romaines: vases peints et moulés, terres cuites, verrerie, sculptures, bronzes, bijoux. no. 140, p. 50.

Canessa, Ercole and Arthur Sambon. 1904. Vases Antiques de Terre Cuite: Collection Canessa, Bibliothèque du Musée. no. 187, pp. 50-1, 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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