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Kothon/pyxis

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Condition: One leg repaired.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: certainly Boeotian); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 580–570 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 560.

Dimensions

Height: 12.2 cm (4 13/16 in.); diameter: 23 cm (9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.915a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels