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Pyxis

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Object Number:
MS2854
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italic
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Latium
Ardea
Locus:
Fossa Tomb 3
Pit Grave 3
Date Made:
500 BCE to 400 BCE
Early Date:
-500
Late Date:
-400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Black Figure
Description:
Black-figured pyxidion. Approximates Beazley Pyxis Type D, lacking lid. Band of thin glaze around top of wall and around lower wall and foot. Otherwise reserved. On wall a succession of representations which look like cursive e's. Intact. Interior is black: perhaps not from glaze but from ink?
Height:
4.3cm
Outside Diamater:
4.2cm

Bibliography:

[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1947. Etruscan Vase-Painting. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 184
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[Book] Richter, Gisela M. & Milne, Marjorie J. 1935. Shapes and Names of Athenian Vases. : Page/Fig./Plate: figs. 143-145
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[Catalogue] Museo nazionale di Villa Giulia, et al. 1932. Mostra d'arte antica: organizzata dal Ministero dell' Educazione Nazionale e dall' Associazione Internazionale per gli Studi Mediterranei. : Page/Fig./Plate: Tav. II, 11
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