Pyxis

Description
This is an ancient Greek pyxis, a vessel with a lid thought to have been used for storing cosmetics or trinkets. Traces of decoration remain on the body.
Accession Loan No.
A482
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
pyxis
Simple Name
vessel
Full Name
jar and lid, pyxis
Cultural Group
Greek
Family Group

Material
pottery
Collection Site Name
Athens
Collection Town
Athens
Collection Country
Greece
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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