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Accession_Number REDMG:1953.25.68
adlib_title Corinthian pyxis lid
Shape Pyxis lid
Shape_description Sloping lid above slightly tapered flange with a rounded rim; flat-topped knob, with sloping sides, at centre.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Corinthian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/3
Decoration Black glaze on exterior except for a reserved band inscribing the top of the knob, two reserved bands in the middle of the top, two reserved bands at the join with the flange, and one reserved band at the rim. Interior reserved.
Inscriptions
Condition Two chips on rim, one large and one smaller; decoration eroded, especially on sides.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Classical
Date 5 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2003.93.0219.jpg
Oblique view, from above, of a Late Corinthian pyxis lid.
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2003.93.0323.jpg
Oblique view, from above, of a Late Corinthian pyxis lid.
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2004.99.0551.jpg
Oblique view, from above, of a Late Corinthian pyxis lid.
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2004.99.0552.jpg
Side view of a Late Corinthian pyxis lid.
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2004.99.0553.jpg
Side view of a Late Corinthian pyxis lid.
Comparanda For shape cf. Corinth T1427: Corinth 13, 244 no. 338-3, pl. 52.
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 3.5
Diameters Knob 2.6, rim 7.4
Handle_height 1.1
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 3 top
Edited_by Denise; Amy
Date_edited 22.07.2002; 11.12.2003
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