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

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Terracotta pyxis (box)

Period:
Late Corinthian
Date:
late 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H.: 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel G. Ward, 1875
Accession Number:
75.2.20
  • 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. 1875. Fifth Annual Report of the Trustees of the Association for the Year ending May 1, 1875. New York, 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. 1724, p. 128, no 1724.

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