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Accession_Number 30.11.2
adlib_title Corinthian pyxis
Shape Pyxis
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/4
Decoration Handles turn outwards and end in small knob where they join body. Inside from top to bottom, vertical lines in groups, circular pattern of brown with some red showing through. Sides concave and decorated with groups of straight or wavy lines in four rows between bands of two or three. Base is plain.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. Some deposits under handles
Technique/Style
Provenance Presumably from Cumae
Period Protocorinthian
Date 7 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.97.0084.JPG
Side view of a Protocorinthian pyxis.
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2003.06.0003.jpg
Side view of a Protocorinthian pyxis.
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2003.97.0219.jpg
Side view of a Protocorinthian pyxis.
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2003.97.0220.jpg
Side view of a Protocorinthian pyxis.
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2003.97.0221.jpg
Top view of a Protocorinthian pyxis, showing the mouth and the inside of the pot.
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2003.97.0222.jpg
Underside of a Corinthian pyxis, showing the base.
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2007.05.0003.jpg

Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 6.8
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 4.4
Diameters 10.3
Handle_height 0.8
Other_dims.
Location 7.2.1
Edited_by Denise; Karen
Date_edited 22.07.2002; 31.03.2004
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