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Pyxis

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Object Number:
MS4868A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Orvieto
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Period:
Archaic Greek Period
Date Made:
540-500 BC
Early Date:
-540
Late Date:
-500
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Black Figure
Iconography:
Deities
Warrior
Inscription
Winged Man
Description:
Nicosthenic pyxis. Chalice; Foot and a large part of wall and rim restored in plaster. On wall a conclave of deities, male and female, ca. 13 preserved. Notable are a double winged female at left; a standing figure facing left with round shield and helmet; at extreme right a nude male winged figure flying off toward right. Below picture and two zones: ivy and below it rays.
Height:
15cm
Outside Diamater:
18.2cm

Bibliography:

[Book] 1991. Gens antiquissima Italiae: Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. : Page/Fig./Plate: 436
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[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1913. "Attic Vases from Orvieto". The Museum Journal. 4 (4): 147-161.
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