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Accession_Number REDMG:1935.87.30
adlib_title Corinthian bowl or pyxis
Shape Bowl pyxis
Shape_description Mouth has a rim that slopes downwards. Concave sides with two small lug handles, each placed ca. 1.5 cm below rim ; carination and further concave element near flat base.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description Light gray, powdery fabric.
Munsell_color 2.5Y 7/2
Decoration Reserved interior. Pattern consists of three red bands on an almost white ground. Remainder of pyxis is reserved, as is the base, which is flat.
Inscriptions
Condition Large wedge-shaped piece missing from rim down to body. Decoration has eroded slightly. Deposits inside.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Classical
Date 5 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.06.0002.jpg
2003.06.0002.jpg
Side view of a Corinthian lidded pyxis (26.12.2A-B) and a Corinthian bowl or pyxis (RM.87.35.30).
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2003.06.0097.jpg
2003.06.0097.jpg
Bowl or pyxis, side view, showing concave sides and band design.
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2003.93.0147.jpg
2003.93.0147.jpg
Side view of a Corinthian bowl or pyxis.
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Comparanda CVA compares shape to Boeotian BF pyxides to second half of 4th c. Cf. Corinth 13, 149 and pl. 56, 357.7-9.
Bibliography CVA Reading 1, pl. 6.10
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 4.7
Diameters Rim 6.2; base 3.5
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 7.2.3
Edited_by Denise; Karen; Joana Varela
Date_edited 13.08.2002; 31.03.2004; 19.04.2017
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