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Marble vase in the form a of a pyxis (box) surmounted by an oinochoe (jug)

Late Classical or Hellenistic
4th–3rd century B.C.
H.: 11 1/16 in. (28.1 cm)
Miscellaneous-Stone Vases
Credit Line:
Funds from various donors, 1924
Accession Number:
24.228a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 159
Composite of pyxis below and oinochoe above.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1926. "New Accessions in the Classical Department." Bulletin of the Metropolian Museum of Art, 21 (3): pp. 82-3, fig. 5.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 109, 247, pl. 87h, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Gaunt, Jasper. 2010. "A Marble Krater from Samothrace." Samothracian Connections: Essays in Honor of James R. McCredie, Dr. Olga Palagia and Bonna Wescoat, eds. pp. 175 n. 29, 176, fig. 12.4, Oxford: Oxbow Books.

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