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Pyxis with Animal Frieze
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Pyxis with Animal Frieze


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Description The body of the pyxis is decorated with a bull, griffin, and dog in profile with volutes on each side of the dog separating it from the other creatures. The lid is decorated by a pattern of palmettes and volutes surrounded by a border of egg-and-dart. There is a hole in the center of the lid where a knob handle would have attached.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/06/1973Treatmentcleaned
7/06/1973Treatmentstabilized
6/03/1987Examinationexamined for condition
Provenance Sotheby, Wilkinson, and Hodge Sale, London, May 23-24, 1921, lot no. 243; Henry Walters, Baltimore 1921, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1921

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Period
4th-3rd century BCE (Classical-Hellenistic)
Medium
terracotta; red figure
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.81
Measurements
H: 3 1/8 x W: 4 5/8 in. (8 x 11.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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