Terracotta pyxis (box)
- 7th century B.C.
- Greek, Corinthian
- H. with lid 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm); H. without lid 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Mrs. Bayard James, 1947
- Accession Number:
- 47.14a, b
In Corinth, the earlier form of pyxis that began with Protogeometric examples has more or less concave sides. The later pyxides are convex.