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Accession_Number 26.4.3
adlib_title Boeotian floral ware stamnos-pyxis
Shape Stamnos-pyxis
Shape_description Minature. Lid has tall knob.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 7/4
Decoration Lid is decorated with palmettes, and black vertical bars on the rim. Stamnos-pyxis also has black vertical bars, on the shoulder. Body: two thin black bands, four palmettes, stems rising from a thick black band below them. The base is reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Lid restored from three chipped fragments (lid). Stamnos-pyxis also restored: both handles have been reattached.
Technique/Style Floral ware
Provenance
Period High Classical / Late Classical
Date 425-375
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0638.jpg
2002.97.0638.jpg
Top view of minature stamnos-pyxis, without lid, looking onto mouth, showing vertical bars on shoulder.
2003.17.0006.jpg
2003.17.0006.jpg
Side view of Boeotian black-figure vases: pyxis (35.4.3), bell (26.7.11), and stamnos-pyxis with lid (26.4.3).
2003.17.0097.jpg
2003.17.0097.jpg
Stamnos-pyxis, side view.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 18.5
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 7.5
Diameters Mouth 3.0; shoulder 5.2; base 3.5
Handle_height 3.3
Other_dims. H. of stamnos-pyxis 4.5; H. to handle 6.5
Location Timeline 3 top
Edited_by Faye; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 09.07.2003; 05.04.2004; 16.01.2006
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