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Terracotta pyxis (cosmetic box)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
mid-7th–mid-6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
H. 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
48.11.7a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Friezes of animals and monsters.
von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1949. "Recent Accessions of Greek Terracotta Vases." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 8(3): p. 94.

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