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Terracotta skyphoid pyxis (cosmetic box)

Attributed to the Royal Library Painter
Period:
Early Corinthian
Date:
ca. 620–590 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
total H. 9 11/16 in. (24.6 cm) H. of vase 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm) H. of cover 4 13/16in. (12.2cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.88.169a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Two animal friezes: one each on body and lid.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1924. "Early Greek and Etruscan Vases: Recent Accessions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 19 (4): p. 99.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 37, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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