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Terracotta pyxis (box)

Period:
Late Corinthian
Date:
ca. 575–550 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm); diameter 7 3/16 in. (18.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.44
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
This pyxis is noteworthy for the sureness of the potting and decoration, however sparse.
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