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(a) Pyxis. Side A: At left a seated woman; work basket at her feet. Next a bearded man, facing the woman, behind him a second woman, raising her mantle from her shoulder; last an altar. Side B: A youth, fallen on his knees, extends his right arm towards a Nike who flies towards him. At the...

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By 1893: with Mr. de Caix de Saint-Aymour in Paris (said to have been found in the island of Euboea, at Eretria); purchased from him by an Anonymous donor; Anonymous gift to MFA, March 1893

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Greek, Classical Period, 450–430 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World