Kothon/pyxis

Greek
Archaic Period
about 580–570 B.C.
Painter Sophilos


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 560.

Dimensions

Height: 12.2 cm (4 13/16 in.); diameter: 23 cm (9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.915a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Condition: One leg repaired.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: certainly Boeotian); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund