Agora Object: P 14816
Inventory Number:   P 14816
Section Number:   ΕΕ 82
Title:   Pyxis with Lid
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Mended from many pieces; the lid complete except for a chip from the knob, the tip of the handle, and small chips; the bowl complete save for a few small bits of wall and rim, and chips to the surface. Deep round-bodied pyxis on low ring foot; horizontal flange inset below top of wall to receive lid. Flat lid with tall central handle, composed of a high stem, a large roundish knob, and a small tip. Two string holes in rim and flange, on either side.
Underside of lid and inside of pyxis unglazed. On the bottom of the pyxis, a twelve-petalled rosette with hatched leaves, surrounded by four glazed circles. On the wall, four zones of decoration, separated by groups of three or four glazed bands; from bottom: tooth pattern, alternating pendent verticals, simple continuous maeander, zigzag. Two bands on top of flange.
Around the outer part of the lid, a zone of tooth pattern, then a zone of dots with groups of bands between; center of lid glazed solid; on the handle, bands around lower part of stem, bands and a zone of chevrons on the knob, and bands on the tip.
Clay buff to pinkish, with a few red bits; smooth light buff surface, more prominent on pyxis than on lid. Glaze black to brown, mottled and somewhat worn.
Context:   Geometric grave.
Notebook Page:   233
Negatives:   Leica, 9-81, IX-34, XVIII-90, 81-226, 81-277
PD Number:   Ptg. 48, PD 2774-166
Dimensions:   P.H. 0.212; H. (bowl) 0.103-0.104; Diam. (bowl) 0.272, (lid) 0.215
Date:   22 April 1939
Section:   ΕΕ
Grid:   ΕΕ:43-44/Θ-Ι
Deposit:   N 21:6
Period:   Geometric
Bibliography:   Hesperia 29 (1960), p. 412, no. 1, pls. 91, 92.
    Hesperia 9 (1940), p. 291, fig. 34.
    AJA 43 (1939), p. 587, fig. 18.
    Agora XXXVI, no. T24-1, p. 233, fig. 2.143, pl. VIII.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 9 (1940)
Publication: Hesperia 29 (1960)
Publication Page: Agora 8, s. 133, p. 119
Drawing: DA 10599
Images (5)
Deposit: N 21:6
Card: P 14816
Card: P 14816