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Historic Images of the Greek Bronze Age: The Reproductions of E. Gilliéron and Son

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Pyxis with lid

Period:
Classical
Date:
late 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Diameter: 5 × 4 1/2 × 3 7/8 in. (12.7 × 11.4 × 9.8 cm) Height: 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm) Diameter (Lid): 4 11/16 in. (11.9 cm) Height (height of lid): 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel G. Ward, 1875
Accession Number:
75.2.18
  • Provenance

    Said to have been found in the vicinity of Athens

    Before 1874, found in the vicinity Athens; briefly, with Professor Athanasios Sergiou Rhousopoulos, Athens; by 1874, purchased by Samuel G. Ward from Prof. A.S. Rhousopoulos, Athens; acquired 1875, gift of Samuel G. Ward.

  • References

    Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1881. Twelfth Annual Report of the Trustees of the Association for eight months ending December 31, 1881. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 70.

    Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1895. The Terracottas and Pottery of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in Halls 4 and 15. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 1715, p. 128, no 1715.

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