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Accession_Number 26.12.2A-B
adlib_title Corinthian Pyxis with lid
Shape Pyxis with lid
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 8/2
Decoration Two handles, round with projections. Base has concave sides. Red band on rim. In handle zone are black zigzags, on body black and red bands. Flat base reserved. Inside is a black band below rim and then a black band in the base. Lid: Central circular knob with bands on top and down lid itself; rim set back to allow the lid to sit in pyxis.
Inscriptions
Condition Base is comprised of five pieces, rejoined. Chips from rim. Lid has large chip from edge. Paint on both parts has faded.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Middle Corinthian
Date 700-650
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2003.06.0095.jpg
Top view of a pyxis lid.
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Side view of a pyxis, including a (mismatched?) lid.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA 1, 6.9
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 5.7
Diameters 6.2
Handle_height 1.0
Other_dims. Height of lid 2.0
Location Reading Museum loan boxes
Edited_by Denise; Joana Varela
Date_edited 16.08.02; 24.04.2017
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