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Cover of pyxis

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Type C pyxis. Clear white. Somewhat incrusted. Unbroken.

Provenance

By date unknown: Henry P. Kidder Collection; gift of Henry P. Kidder to MFA, December 30, 1881

Credit Line

Gift of Henry P. Kidder

Greek, Early Classical Period, 460–450 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Cycladic islands or Attica, Greece

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .019 H. .095 D.

Accession Number

81.352

Medium or Technique

Marble, probably from the Greek island of Paros

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels