Agora Object: P 20297
Inventory Number:   P 20297
Section Number:   ΣΑ 681
Title:   Red Figure Pyxis Lid Fragment with Graffito
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Broken all around. Pierced at center for ring handle.
Head of woman left and head of Eros right, each with outstretched arm. A pointed object just beyond Eros; next to the break the arm(?) of a third figure. Above and beside the pointed object, as if hanging from the upper border, a large cluster-shaped group of white dots. White also for the rayed fillets of both figures. The central part of the lid is lightly moulded, alternately reserved and glazed. Ring of black strokes in the broader reserved band.
Partial relief contour.
An alpha, incised in wet clay at center, was partly cut away by piercing hole.
ADDENDA Danae and the Golden Rain [J. Oakley, July 1987].
Notes:   Cf. O-R 7-9.
Context:   Square Building, cutting floor. Pier 17 west. Level of top of rubble wall, west.
Notebook Page:   1125
Negatives:   Leica
Dimensions:   Max. Dim. 0.086
Date:   1 August 1949
Section:   ΣΑ
Grid:   Q 8
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   AA 105 (1990), p. 69, figs. 5, 6.
    Agora XXX, no. 1022, pl. 99.
References:   Publication: Agora XXX
Publication Page: Agora 30, s. 294, p. 275
Publication Page: Agora 30, s. 397, p. 378
Publication Page: Agora 30, s. 537
Image: 2008.01.0149
Image: 2000.01.1201 (Leica P 20297)
Object: Agora XXX, no. 1022
Card: P 20297
Card: P 20297