Container (pyxis) with lid
Late Geometric II Period
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 279.
Height: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Pyxis with lid. Edges somewhat damaged. Lid and knob decorated with lines and dots. Body has lines, band of zig-zags, lines, band of dots; rest of body painted dark. Two holes on each side of lid match holes in body.
1882: Edward Robinson Collection (according to his Catalogue of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Vases, no. 9: purchased in Athens, 1882; said to have been found near Sounion); gift of Edward Robinson to MFA, February 10, 1892
Gift of Edward Robinson