Pyxis, Cosmetics Container: Lid


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Artifact Identification Pyxis, Cosmetics Container: Lid   (1916.04.0005)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Toilet Articles
  4. :
  5. Beauty Supplies
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date N/A
Culture Ancient Greek

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 12.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 4.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.9 cm
Weight 126 g
Measuring Remarks Depth of lip.
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Slip
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Painting, Firing
Munsell Color Information Dark Gray (N 3/ 6.6% R) -Edge of knob. Light Brown (5YR 5/6) -Edge, upper surface. Light Yellowish Brown (7.5YR 7/4) -Underside.

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Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication George N. Olcott Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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