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Pyxis

Object Number:
56-12-1A
Current Location:
Greece Gallery
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Greece
Attica
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Period:
Early Archaic Greek Period
Proto-Attic Period
Date Made:
700-675 BC
Early Date:
-700
Late Date:
-675
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Description:
On high fenestrated foot; on lid, around the knob, are black spiral hooks, bordered toward the edge by groups of strokes between concentric lines. The bowl glazed inside with reserved bands and groups of strokes on inner side of rim. Outside groups and rows of vertical zigzags between horizontal lines. On the handles, vertical strokes. On foot, between the narrow, oblong holes, compartments with black palmettes (with 3 and 4 leaves) and black loops. Foot has slight restorations.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Monnaies et Medailles, Basle

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)
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Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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Bibliography:

[Article] Betancourt, Philip P. 1969. "The Age of Homer: An Exhibition of Geometric and Orientalizing Greek Art". Expedition. 12 (1): 2-14. : Page/Fig./Plate: 12
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