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The pyxis is covered with a dark greenish glaze; the cover has two female heads in dark glaze, yellow and white; the decoration is poor and coarse. The lid has two female heads in kekryphaloi to left. Both women are adorned with earrings, necklace, and radiate stephane, all yellow. The sakkoi...

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By date unknown: William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; Gift of Dr. W. S. Bigelow to MFA, June 7, 1989

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Greek, South Italian, Early Hellenistic Period, about 320–310 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 078.


10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World