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Accession_Number REDMG:1926.99.59
adlib_title Boeotian floral ware pyxis or handleless bowl
Shape Pyxis; handleless bowl
Shape_description Flaring rim , with flat lip, narrowing to a nearly cylindrical body (slightly concave) that tapers sharply at the base, to a low conical foot with concave underside. No lid.
Material
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 6/4
Decoration The interior and the rim are coated with a streaky black glaze. Exterior: dots, black band, floral zone comprised of inverted lotuses alternating with palmettes, both rising from volutes, black band, double band of alternating black dots. Reserved resting surface and underside, except for two concentric red bands, one on interior vertical wall.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, apart from small scratches on rim and base.
Technique/Style Floral ware
Provenance
Period High Classical
Date 425-400
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Oblique view of a Boeotian floral-ware pyxis.
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Front view of a Boeotian floral-ware pyxis.
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Front view of a Boeotian floral-ware pyxis.
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Front view of a Boeotian floral-ware pyxis.
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Front view of a Boeotian floral-ware pyxis.
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Top view of a Boeotian floral-ware pyxis, showing the interior.
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Bottom view of a Boeotian floral-ware pyxis, showing the underside.
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Oblique view, from slightly above, of a Boeotian floral-ware pyxis.
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Oblique view of a Boeotian floral-ware pyxis.
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Front view of a Boeotian floral-ware pyxis, showing dots, floral decoration and palmettes.
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Front view of a Boeotian floral-ware pyxis, showing dots, floral decoration and palmettes.
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Front view of a Boeotian floral-ware pyxis, showing dots, floral decoration and palmettes.
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Front view of a Boeotian floral-ware pyxis, showing dots, floral decoration and palmettes.
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Top view of the bottom of a Boeotian floral-ware pyxis, showing the base.
Comparanda
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 8.5
Diameters Rim 11.5, body (bottom) 9.4, base 7.0
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 3 top
Edited_by Georgia; Amy; Kinsey; Joana Varela
Date_edited 12.06.2003; 03.10.2004; 17.01.2006; 19.04.2017
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