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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.
Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p. 2, Gallatin pl. 2.10, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Payne, Humfry. 1931. Necrocorinthia: A Study of Corinthian Art in the Archaic Period. no. 1298, p. 322, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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