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Pyxis (Container for Personal Objects)

A work made of terracotta.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of terracotta.

Date:

7th-6th century BCE

Artist:

Etruscan

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Etruscan

Title

Pyxis (Container for Personal Objects)

Origin

Etruria

Date

699 BCE–501 BCE

Medium

terracotta

Dimensions

a (jar): 9.6 × 12 × 12 cm (3.80 × 4.75 × 4.75 in) b (lid): 2.6 × 9.6 9.5 cm (1.06 × 3.79 × 3.77 in)

Credit Line

Gift of Alfred Emerson

Reference Number

1910.209a-b

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