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Terracotta pyxis (box with lid)

Period:
Geometric
Date:
late 8th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. without lid 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm) diameter 9 1/16 in. (23 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander Abraham, 1967
Accession Number:
67.45a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
Geometric and meander pattern.
Sotheby's, London. 1963. Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities also Early Islamic Pottery. lot 162.

Sotheby's, London. 1965. Highly Important Egyptian, West Asiatic, Greek and Roman Antiquities. lot 123.

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