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Accession_Number REDMG:1935.87.12
adlib_title Corinthian pyxis
Shape Pyxis
Shape_description Convex sides
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration The interior is decorated with two broad black bands. The lip is red and from top to bottom the pattern consists of three red bands with dots on them, a black band, two more dotted red bands, a red band, three dotted red lines, black, red, and black bands. Foot-ring black on both sides; resting surface reserved. Underside reserved with three concentric black rings and black centre.
Inscriptions
Condition Good amount of colour remains. No lid preserved.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Early Corinthian / Middle Corinthian
Date 600-575
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.97.0095.JPG
Side view of a Corinthian pyxis (without lid).
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Side view of a Corinthian pyxis (RM.87.35.12) and a Corinthian stamnos-pyxis (RM.87.35.14); a top view of a Corinthian lid.
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2003.06.0093.jpg
Bowl or pyxis, side view. Shows dot-band design pattern.
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2003.93.0057.jpg
Side view of a Corinthian pyxis (without lid).
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Side view of a Corinthian pyxis (without lid).
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2003.97.0183.jpg
Side view of a Corinthian pyxis (without lid).
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Above view of Corinthian pyxis, showing interior.
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2003.97.0185.jpg
Bottom of Corinthian pyxis.
Comparanda
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 6.11
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 5.2
Diameters Max. 8.5; mouth 6.5; foot 5.0
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 5.2.1
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Will
Date_edited 23.07.2002; 31.03.2004; 9.7.2007
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