Terracotta tripod pyxis (box)
- Early Corinthian
- ca. 620–590 B.C.
- Greek, Corinthian
- H. of vase 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm); H. of vase with cover 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm); H. of cover : 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1922
- Accession Number:
- 22.139.4a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On each leg, woman between sphinxes
On the lid, woman among animals
The tripod pyxis is known in Corinth, Attica, and Boeotia where it seems particularly at home. This example has been singled out as one of the best surviving examples from Corinth.