Lid of a container (pyxis)

Greek
Archaic Period
525–515 B.C.
Near the Thaliarchos Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

Diameter: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

10.216

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Lid of a red-figure pyxis with the figure of a partially bald man (dwarf?) with a fillet tied around his head, squatting and resting his hands on a staff.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Megara. Bought July 1901); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution