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Accession_Number 2005.3.13
adlib_title pyxis
Shape Pyxis
Shape_description Miniature pyxis
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Black glaze fired to dark brown, fingerprint is visble on one side of the vessel
Inscriptions
Condition Body is complete, lid is missing. Decoration is faded and chipped on body and rim, gray deposits on the interior
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2006.20.0361.jpg
2006.20.0361.jpg
Top view of a miniature pyxis, showing rim and interior.
2006.20.0362.jpg
2006.20.0362.jpg
Top view of the bottom of a miniature pyxis, showing exterior and base.
2006.20.0363.jpg
2006.20.0363.jpg
Oblique view of a miniature pyxis, showing exterior and rim.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 1.9
Diameters Rim 2.9, body 2.4, foot 1.5
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 11.1.2
Edited_by Kirsten Bedigan
Date_edited 09.03.2005
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