Corinthian black-figure lidded-pyxis showing an animal frieze - ROM2008_10402_8

ROM2008_10402_8

Corinthian black-figure lidded-pyxis showing an animal frieze

Maker: Attributed to the Painter of Tübingen 5585
Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted with incised details
Geography: Made in Corinth, Greece; findspot unknown
Date: about 580-570 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Dimensions:
7.7 x 11.2 cm
Object number: 919.5.13.A
Credit Line: Sigmund Samuel Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
Description

This box (round-bodied pyxis) with its original lid is decorated in black-figure technique with an animal frieze on the body and another on the lid. The animals include birds, sirens and panthers. It is dated to the Middle Corinthian period and attributed to the Painter of Tübingen 5585 by Amyx.



Collection:
Greek World
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