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A Corinthian (Greek) pyxis (a box, usually cylindrical, with a lid with a knob in the center, used for toilet articles)

5th century BC

Black glaze with red decorations on yellow-buff clay

Height: 11cm
Diameter (including handles): 16cm
Diameter (rim): 8.5cm
Circumference: 46cm

Museum number: L83

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 515help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

Red, ivy-pattern border on shoulder; red lines on shoulder, below handles and at base.


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