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Accession_Number 22.3.5
adlib_title Apulian pyxis
Shape Pyxis
Shape_description One-handled pyxis with lid
Material Terracotta
Fabric Apulian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Body: below the flanged rim, key; below, a broad band. On the reserved base a spiral incised when the vase was leather-hard. Inside reserved with a broad band immediately inside the rim and a line below it; at the centre two small concentric circles. Lid: knob reserved with a broad painted band between two mouleded fillets round its base; main zone, palmette-lotus band bordered above and below by a pair of fine lines and a broad band. Round the rim leaf and bar pattern. Inside reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition
Technique/Style
Provenance From Ruvo
Period
Date 5 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.28.0008.jpg
2003.28.0008.jpg
Front view of a one-handled apulian pyxis with lid, with a jug.
2003.28.0096.jpg
2003.28.0096.jpg
Front view of a one-handled pyxis with lid.
2004.01.0009.jpg
2004.01.0009.jpg
Front view of a one-handled Apulian pyxis with a floral-patterned lid, top view.
2011.03.0009.jpg
2011.03.0009.jpg
Front view of a one-handled apulian pyxis with lid.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 32.12
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height To top of knob 12.7 cm
Diameters Without handle 14.5 cm
Handle_height
Other_dims. Diam. of foot 6.5 cm.
Location
Edited_by Karen
Date_edited 21.04.2004
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