Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Kothon or pyxis

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-glaze
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 9/16in. (4cm)
Other (height with cover): 2 1/16in. (5.3cm)
Other (height of box): 1 9/16in. (4cm)
Diameter: 2 1/4 × 1 9/16 in. (5.7 × 4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.63a, b
Not on view
Tongue pattern and dots.
Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p. 19, Gallatin pl. 31.17, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

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