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Accession_Number 46.5.1A-B
adlib_title Boeotian black figure stamnos-pyxis
Shape Stamnos-pyxis
Shape_description Matching lid with knob. The body has lugs on shoulder close to handle and projections on the tops of handles.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description Pale
Munsell_color 10YR 8/2
Decoration Lid decorated with three vertical black bands above palmette frieze. Body: dark bands on rim, narrow floral band consisting of ten alternating palmettes, six with lotus attached by long stem on right, two with lotus each side, two with none. Black at bottom of body and foot.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete. Large missing from the edge of the lid, and two large chips on the body, as well as smaller ones. Some scratching and weathering to the body. Decoration faded.
Technique/Style Black figure; floral ware
Provenance
Period Late Classical
Date 375-350
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0672.jpg
2002.97.0672.jpg
Front view of a black figure stamnos-pyxis with lid, showing exterior decoration with palmettes.
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2002.97.0673.jpg
2002.97.0673.jpg
Front view of black figure stamnos-pyxis with lid, decorated with palmettes.
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2002.97.0674.jpg
2002.97.0674.jpg
Front view of stamnos-pyxis decorated with palmettes, without lid.
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2002.97.0675.jpg
2002.97.0675.jpg
Front view of lid of stamnos-pyxis also decorated with palmettes though the pattern on the lid has faded.
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2002.97.0676.jpg
2002.97.0676.jpg
Top view of lid of stamnos-pyxis with decorative knob.
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2003.17.0009.jpg
2003.17.0009.jpg
Front view of a Boeotian Floral-ware stamnos-pyxis.
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2003.17.0010.jpg
2003.17.0010.jpg
Oblique view, from above, of the top of a Boeotian Floral-ware stamnos-pyxis, showing lid, handles, and shoulder.
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2004.14.0007.jpg
Front view of a black figure stamnos-pyxis with lid, showing exterior decoration with palmettes.
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2004.14.0008.jpg
2004.14.0008.jpg
Front view of a black figure stamnos-pyxis with lid, showing exterior decoration with palmettes.
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Comparanda
Bibliography CVA 18.4
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height H. 33.8
Diameters Rim 8.6; body 20.5 or 16.3 (check); base 10.4
Handle_height 11.5
Other_dims. H. to the height of the handles 33.1; H. stamnos-pyxis 24.7; H. neck 0.9; H. foot 2.3
Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Faye Cheesman; Kinsey
Date_edited 07.07.2003; 06.01.2006
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