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Accession_Number 45.6.51
adlib_title pyxis
Shape Pyxis
Shape_description Ovaloid.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 8/3
Decoration Deep, small cup of a pale yellowish clay. Rim slightly flarred. Short neck widening to round body with two upright handles on either side, one of which is broken, short foot and flat base
Inscriptions
Condition One of the handkles is missing. Chip on rim and base and surface is scratched and has deposits of dirt espicailly on the inside and around the neck.
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Image
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Oblique view of a pyxis, showing the flared rim.
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Top view of a pyxis, showing the flared rim.
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Top view of the bottom of a pyxis.
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Oblique view of a pyxis, showing the broken handle.
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Oblique view of a pyxis.
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Front view of a pyxis.
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Beazley_DB
Height 6.3
Diameters Mouth 8.0; base 4.0
Handle_height 3.3
Other_dims.
Location 8.2.3
Edited_by Faye Cheesman
Date_edited 13.08.2003
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