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Terracotta pyxis (box)

Period:
Classical
Date:
last quarter of 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
diameter 2 5/8in. (6.6cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Norbert Schimmel Trust, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.281.81.2a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Forepart of lion

This pyxis forms a pair with 1989.281.81.1a, b.
Milleker, Elizabeth J. 1992. "Ancient Art: Gifts from The Norbert Schimmel Collection: Greek and Roman." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 49(4): p. 62.

von Bothmer, Dietrich, Carlos A. Picón, Joan R. Mertens, and Elizabeth J. Milleker. 1993. "Recent Acquisitions: A Selection 1992–1993: Ancient World." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 51(2): p. 62.

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