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Terracotta pyxis (cosmetic box)

Period: Hellenistic
Date: 3rd–2nd century B.C.
Culture: Greek, Macedonian
Medium: Terracotta; west slope
Dimensions: h. with lid 5 1/4 in. (13.4 cm); d. 5 15/16 in. (15.1 cm)
Classification: Vases
Credit Line: Gift of Madame Politis, in memory of her husband, Athanase G. Politis, Ambassador of Greece to the United States, 1979
Accession Number: 1979.76a, b

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