From: Italy | Etruria | Toscanella

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS3069
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Toscanella
Locus Tomba a Camera No. 1 | Chamber Tomb 1
Date Made 250-150 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

Pyxis. Pale buff clay covered on the outside with a white slip decorated in applied red. The interor is fired a light orange-red, though irregularly so. Decoration consists of a red band over the rim and slightly below it, then a band of white slip with red vine motive, with another red band below that. The bottom of the pyxis and its low foot are coated with a white slip.

Height 7.6 cm
Outside Diameter 10.8 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1898

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