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Pyxis: round box and cover

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Type C pyxis. Cover in several molded rings; traces of red color.

Provenance

By date unknown: Henry P. Kidder Collection; gift of Henry P. Kidder to MFA, December 30, 1881

Credit Line

Gift of Henry P. Kidder

Greek, late Classical or early Hellenistic Period, 4th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Cycladic islands or Attica, Greece

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .038 H. of box. .114 D. of box. .121 D. of cover.

Accession Number

81.354a-b

Medium or Technique

Marble, probably from Paros

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels