Corinthian miniature pyxis - ROM2018_16776_33

ROM2018_16776_33

Corinthian miniature pyxis

Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted
Geography: Made in Corinth, Greece, findspot unknown
Date: about 550-480 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Object number: 923.13.163
Credit Line: Gift of the Members of the Royal Ontario Museum
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionThis tiny box-like container (pyxis) would once have had a lid, which is now missing. One of the two curved handles has also broken off. It is dated to the Late Corinthian (LC) period.
Collection:
Greek World
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