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Pyxis with Bust of a Dog
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Pyxis with Bust of a Dog


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The lid of this red-figure pyxis depicts the head, neck, and chest of a dog, to the right in profile with a collar around its neck.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Translation] Graffito on bottom of base and underside of lid: NZ
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters (?)

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Period
4th century BC (Classical)
Medium
terracotta
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.82
Measurements
with lid: 2 3/16 x 2 11/16 in. (5.6 x 6.8 cm) (h. x max. diam.); at mouth: 1 15/16 x 2 1/16 in. (5 x 5.2 cm) (h. x diam.); at foot: 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm) (diam.)
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