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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.67
adlib_title Corinthian lc ii pyxis lid
Shape Pyxis lid
Shape_description Nearly flat lid, with rounded rim, curving into a deep thin flange, whereby lid would have sat probably within the pyxis; button knob at centre.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 2.5Y 8/1
Decoration Knob: five concentric bands, two with dots. Lid: circle, two bands with chequer pattern, circle, vertical bars on rim.
Inscriptions
Condition Decoration worn; white deposits on top and centre of underside.
Technique/Style LC II
Provenance
Period High Archaic
Date 600-550
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Top view of a Corinthian pyxis lid.
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Side view of a Corinthian pyxis lid.
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2002.97.0117.JPG
Top view of a Corinthian pyxis lid, showing the knob handle.
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Side view of a Corinthian pyxis lid.
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Side view of a Corinthian pyxis lid.
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Side view of a Corinthian pyxis lid
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Top view of a Corinthian pyxis lid, showing the knob handle.
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Bottom view of a Corinthian pyxis lid, showing flange and rim.
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Top view of a Corinthian pyxis lid, showing the knob handle.
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Top view of the bottom of a Corinthian pyxis lid, showing the flange and rim.
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Front view of a Corinthian pyxis lid.
Comparanda Cf. Corinth 13, grave 157-5. See also Payne 1934, 293, 306, 322
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 3.1
Diameters Knob 2.4, rim 6.8, flange 4.4
Handle_height 1.4
Other_dims. Depth of moulding on underside 1.0
Location Timeline 2 top
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey
Date_edited 23.08.2002; 11.07.2004; 17.01.2006
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