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Accession_Number 30.11.3
adlib_title Corinthian pyxis lid
Shape Pyxis lid
Shape_description Tall, acorn shaped knob; gently sloping lid with vertical rim; underside impressed with faint spiral.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Central knob painted red. Paint red for black. On upper surface, band of lanceolate leaves framed by two thin lines, between two thick painted bands. Underside is reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Mended by two joining fragments and with section of rim missing. Paint has faded and top is dirty, making pattern hard to distinguish. Scratches on the surface and knob. Small chip to the top of the knob.Small chips around the vertical edge of the rim
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period High Archaic / Late Archaic
Date 6 c. (?)
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2006.20.0150.jpg
2006.20.0150.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian pyxis lid, showing decor and acorn-shaped knob.
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2006.20.0151.jpg
2006.20.0151.jpg
Bottom view of a Corinthian pyxis lid, showing the interior.
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2006.20.0152.jpg
2006.20.0152.jpg
Oblique bottob view of a Corinthian pyxis lid, showing the rim and the acorn-shaped knob.
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2006.20.0153.jpg
2006.20.0153.jpg
Oblique view od the exterior of a Corinthian pyxis lid, showing the damage on the rim and the acorn-shaped knob.
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2008.99.0633.jpg
2008.99.0633.jpg
Oblique top view of a Corinthian pyxis lid, showing decor and acorn-shaped knob.
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2008.99.0634.jpg
2008.99.0634.jpg
Side view of a Corinthian pyxis lid, showing damage on the rim and acorn-shaped knob.
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2008.99.0635.jpg
2008.99.0635.jpg
Side view of a Corinthian pyxis lid, showing acorn-shaped knob.
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2008.99.0636.jpg
2008.99.0636.jpg
Oblique top view of a Corinthian pyxis lid, showing decor and acorn-shaped knob.
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2008.99.0637.jpg
2008.99.0637.jpg
Top view of a Corinthian pyxis lid, showing decor and acorn-shaped knob.
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2008.99.0638.jpg
2008.99.0638.jpg
Bottom view of a Corinthian pyxis lid, showing the interior.
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Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 4.8
Diameters 9.8
Handle_height 3.0
Other_dims. Depth of rim 0.9
Location 5.2.4
Edited_by Denise; Teifi
Date_edited 18.08.2002; 01.09.2006
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