Agora Object: P 19239
Inventory Number:   P 19239
Section Number:   ΟΟ 605
Title:   Pyxis with Lid
ΤΙΤΛΟΣ:   Οξυπύθμενη πυξίδα με πώμα
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Mended from many pieces, some burned and some not; many pieces of body, shoulder, and rim, and all of the pointed bottom, missing. Restored in plaster. Pointed body with rim flanged inside to receive lid; flange pierced by two pairs (one preserved) of string holes. The bottom, and a zone below the rim, glazed; over the whole body between, overall decoration in zones separated by triple horizontal lines (only two at the top). The zones, counting from the bottom up, are decorated with:
1) Narrow zone with zigzag.
2) Narrow zone with panelled verticals.
3) Slightly wider zone with checkerboard (two lines).
4) Wider zone, with triple band of key pattern.
5) Slightly narrower zone with zigzag, the triangles above and below dotted (more like interlocking tooth pattern, the opposed teeth reserved and dotted).
6) Slightly narrower zone with zigzag.
7) Wider zone with key pattern, the pattern filled in with a zigzag sometimes horizontal, sometimes vertical.
8) Narrower zone below shoulder with tooth pattern.
Lid is four small fragments of which two do not join; parts of one of each pair of the tie holes preserved. Low conical lid decorated half way up with a zone of tooth pattern between double bands.
Buff clay, thick solid black glaze, slightly shiny.
ΠΕΡΙΓΡΑΦΗ:   Οξυπύθμενη πυξίδα με κάλυμμα, που απολήγει σε κωνικό κομβίο. Στο σώμα φέρει οκτώ διακοσμητικές ζώνες με γεωμετρικά σχήματα, κοσμήματα πεδίου σκακιού και ακτινωτή διακόσμηση.
Context:   Geometric Grave; funeral pyre.
Notebook Page:   1633
Negatives:   Leica, XXXIV-10, XXXIV-94, XXXIV-100, 84-380, color slide
PD Number:   PD 2774-39
Dimensions:   Rest. H. (w/lid) 0.195; Diam. 0.12, (lid) 0.088; P.H. (lid) 0.023
Date:   8-10, 12 April 1948
Section:   ΟΟ
Grid:   ΟΟ:58/Ε
Deposit:   D 16:2
Period:   Geometric
Bibliography:   Coldstream (1968), pl. 1f.
    Hesperia 37 (1968), p. 95, under no. 23; p. 102, under no. 30.
    Desborough (1952), p. 54.
    Hesperia 18 (1949), pp. 290-291, no. 4, pls. 67:4, 68:4.
    Agora XXXVI, no. T11-4, pp. 86-88, figs. 2.38, 2.39.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 18 (1949)
Publication: Hesperia 37 (1968)
Report: 1948 ΟΟ
Report Page: 1948 ΟΟ, s. 20
Drawing: PD 2394-1; PD 2394-2; PD 2394-6; PD 2394-7; PD 2394-8; PD 2394-9 (DA 5036)
Drawing: PD 2394-2 (DA 5004)
Images (16)
Deposit: D 16:2
Notebook: ΟΟ-8
Notebook: ΟΟ-9
Notebook Page: ΟΟ-8-44 (pp. 1478-1479)
Notebook Page: ΟΟ-9-94 (pp. 1778-1779)
Notebook Page: ΟΟ-9-95 (pp. 1780-1781)
Card: P 19239
Card: P 19239