About this artwork
Vessels of this type were probably used to hold personal effects like cosmetics, jewelry, or other trinkets and were often given as wedding gifts.
- Ancient Greek
- Pyxis (Container for Personal Objects)
- 430 BC–420 BC
- terracotta, decorated in the red-figure technique
- H. 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.); diam. 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)
- Gift of Charles L. Hutchinson