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Terracotta pyxis (box)

Period:
Classical
Date:
late 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm)
diameter 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.142a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On cover, head of a horse.
Schefold, Karl. 1934. Untersuchungen zu den Kertscher Vasen. no. 585, p. 60,, figs. 8–9, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter & Co.

Richter, Gisela M. A. and Marjorie J. Milne. 1935. Shapes and Names of Athenian Vases. p. 21, fig. 144, New York: Plantin Press.

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