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Lid of a container (pyxis)

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Lid of a red-figure pyxis with the figure of a partially bald man (dwarf?) with a fillet tied around his head, squatting and resting his hands on a staff.


By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Megara. Bought July 1901); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Archaic Period, 525–515 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece


Diameter: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World