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Accession_Number 73.9.5
adlib_title Boeotian black figure pyxis
Shape Pyxis
Shape_description Fragment
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Rim is flat and black on top, as well as underneath and inside. Below, on ruddled surface, metopic ornament. Below, on reserved surface, meander round dotted square.
Inscriptions
Condition Fragment. Both the inside and outside edges of the rim are worn, and there is a small chip. The outside surface is chipped slightly, and has a few small areas of a grey deposit.
Technique/Style Black figure
Provenance From Rhitsona, Boeotia (from the bushes)
Period Late Classical
Date 4 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Exterior of a pyxis rim fragment.
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Interior of a pyxis rim fragment.
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Interior of a pyxis rim fragment.
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Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 8.0; W. 3.9
Location 9
Edited_by Georgina
Date_edited 18.07.2002
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