Pyxis (Container for Personal Objects)

A work made of terracotta, decorated in the black-figure technique.
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  • A work made of terracotta, decorated in the black-figure technique.

Date:

late 6th century BC

Artist:

Greek; Athens

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Greek

Title

Pyxis (Container for Personal Objects)

Origin

Greece

Date

550 BC–500 BC

Medium

terracotta, decorated in the black-figure technique

Dimensions

18 × 14.2 × 20 cm (7 1/8 × 7 5/8 × 7 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Philip D. Armour and Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1889.13

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