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Accession_Number 39.9.6
adlib_title Corinthian middle corinthian pyxis
Shape Pyxis
Shape_description Convex, with upright handles ('stamnos-pyxis')
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/3
Decoration Ground varies from cream to buff. Inside is coloured black. The mouth is red. Two handles are placed vertically on top of shoulder and under each is a goose (?) From top to bottom there is a band with the shoulder design below. Pictures are of a stag and a panther facing right (A) and panther and a goat (?) facing each other (B). Separating this from the main design are two rows of dots between bands. Main zone: Griffin-bird between two panthers (A) and two panthers facing a pattern of a palmette complex(B). Various incised rosettes and dots in field. Below main zone is seven bands and a red base.
Inscriptions
Condition Lid missing. Badly worn design on shoulder. Large chips to handles, hole in mouth and large chips to base.
Technique/Style Middle Corinthian
Provenance
Period Early Archaic
Date 600-575
Dating_details
Artist Geladakis Painter
Attribution Attributed by Amyx 214.8 [9]
Image
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Back view of a Corinthian convex pyxis ('stamnos-pyxis').
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Side view of a Corinthian convex pyxis ('stamnos-pyxis').
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Front view of a Corinthian convex pyxis ('stamnos-pyxis').
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Side view of a Corinthian convex pyxis ('stamnos-pyxis').
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Front view of a Corinthian convex pyxis ('stamnos-pyxis').
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Side view of a Corinthian convex pyxis ('stamnos-pyxis').
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Side view of a Corinthian convex pyxis ('stamnos-pyxis').
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Oblique view of a Corinthian convex pyxis ('stamnos-pyxis'), slightly from below, showing part of base and lower body.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 7.3; Hesperia 25 (1956) 29a-b; Amyx 1988, 214.8 [9]
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 21.0
Diameters Mouth 9.4; body 22.0
Handle_height 4.5
Other_dims.
Location Warfare
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Kinsey
Date_edited 22.07.2002; 31.03.2004; 06.01.2006
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