Pyxis: round box and cover

Greek
late Classical or early Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Cycladic islands or Attica

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 12 cm (2 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

81.354a-b

Medium or Technique

Marble, probably from Paros

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Type C pyxis. Cover in several molded rings; traces of red color.

Provenance

By date unknown: Henry P. Kidder Collection; gift of Henry P. Kidder to MFA, December 30, 1881

Credit Line

Gift of Henry P. Kidder