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Accession_Number 58.2.3A
adlib_title Sicilian black glaze pyxis
Shape Pyxis
Shape_description Pyxis: Hemispherical bowl with raised base. Matching lid is 58.2.3B
Material Terracotta
Fabric Sicilian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5YR 8/2
Decoration Black glaze (dipped) except lower part of body and underside of pyxis foot reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, but cracked on base of pyxis. Lustre has faded.
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance Found in Sicily
Period Hellenistic
Date 3 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Oblique view, from slighly above, of a Sicilian black-glazed pyxis.
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Front view of a Sicilian black-glazed pyxis.
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Oblique view, from slightly above, of a Sicilian black-glazed pyxis and lid.
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Front view of a Sicilian black-glazed pyxis.
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Top view of a Sicilian black-glazed pyxis, showing the interior.
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Bottom view of a Sicilian black-glazed pyxis, showing the reserved base.
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Oblique top view of a lidded Sicilian black-glazed pyxis.
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Profile view of a lidded Sicilian black-glazed pyxis.
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Oblique view of the top of a Sicilian black-glazed pyxis.
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Top view of a Sicilian black-glazed pyxis, showing the rim.
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Profile view of a Sicilian black-glazed pyxis.
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Profile view of a Sicilian black-glazed pyxis.
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Bottom view of a Sicilian black-glazed pyxis, showing the base.
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Top view of a Sicilian black-glazed pyxis, showing the rim.
Comparanda Lipari 5, fig. 280c (tomb 1555)
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 4.3
Diameters Base 3.1; rim 6.8
Handle_height 0.7
Other_dims.
Location Death
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey; Teifi
Date_edited 08.08.2002; 06.01.2006; 26.07.2006
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