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Black-Glazed Pyxis or Plemochoe

ca. 500 B.C.

Terracotta

16.2 x 17.5 cm (6 3/8 x 6 7/8 in.) other (Height without Lid): 11.7 cm(4 5/8 in.)
Gift of Emily T. and Cornelius Vermeule
1998.80.2a-b
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Late Archaic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Collection of Catherine Comstock Vermeule; Emily T. and Cornelius C. Vermeule III, acquired from the above, 1956; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1998.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, 1998,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1999): 197.

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery (Darmstadt, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2016), 53-54, no. 41, pl. 100, fig. 40.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.