From: Italy | Latium | Ardea

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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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
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Black Figure

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 4.3 cm
Outside Diameter 4.2 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

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