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Pyxis and cover

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a) Cylindrical box, covered with black glaze. b) Cover. Decorated with winged head of Hermes.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, 1896

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Greek, Late Classical Period, 400–320 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

96.679

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels