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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1925.30.3.A-B
Title
Pyxis with Three Feet and Cover
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 600 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Corinthia
Period
Orientalizing period to Archaic
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/292055
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta; pale yellow clay with slip
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
7 x 8.4 cm (2 3/4 x 3 5/16 in.)
Provenance
Joseph Clark Hoppin, Purchased in Athens, 1898, Bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1925.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Joseph C. Hoppin
Accession Year
1925
Object Number
1925.30.3.A-B
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Intact. Body: on outer side of each leg a siren; cover: series of concentric bands almost obliterated.
Publication History

Joseph Clark Hoppin and Albert Gallatin, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, U.S.A.: volume 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections, Libraire Ancienne Edouard Champion (Paris, 1926)

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