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Accession_Number 58.2.3B
adlib_title Sicilian black glaze pyxis lid
Shape Pyxis lid
Shape_description Lid: flat rim, domed interior, surmounted by cylindrical knob with two ridges and concave upper surface. Belongs to pyxis, 58.2.3A
Material Terracotta
Fabric Sicilian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 5YR 6/4
Decoration Black glaze (dipped) except interior of lid reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, slightly chipped on knob of lid. Lustre has faded. What are pink smears inside lid?
Technique/Style Black glaze
Provenance Found in Sicily
Period Hellenistic
Date 3 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Front view of a Sicilian black-glazed pyxis lid.
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Front view of a Sicilian black-glazed pyxis lid.
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Top view of a Sicilian black-glazed pyxis lid, showing the central knob.
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Oblique view, from slightly above, of a Sicilian black-glazed pyxis lid, showing the central knob.
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Bottom view of a Sicilian black-glazed pyxis lid, showing the reserved interior.
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Oblique top view of a black-glazed Sicilian pyxis lid.
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Top view of a black-glazed Sicilian pyxis lid.
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Profile view of a black-glazed Sicilian pyxis lid.
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Profile view of a black-glazed Sicilian pyxis lid.
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Bottom view of a black-glazed Sicilian pyxis lid.
Comparanda Lipari 5, fig. 280c (tomb 1555)
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 3.0
Diameters 6.4
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Death
Edited_by Teifi
Date_edited 26.07.2006
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