H. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm); diameter of mouth 3 3/16 in. (8.1 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1921
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On the body, frieze of animals On the shoulder, frieze of animals interrupted by human busts
In this distinctly Corinthian type of pyxis, the molded busts serve as handles. On an example exhibited on the main floor in the Belfer Court (74.51.364), an inscription gives the name of each of the women--Himero, Charita, and Iopa.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1923. "Early Greek Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 18(7): p. 177.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 38, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.