Agora Object: P 5062
Inventory Number:   P 5062
Section Number:   Β 1346
Title:   Pyxis with Lid
ΤΙΤΛΟΣ:   Πυξίδα (κοσμηματοθήκη) με πώμα
Category:   Pottery
Description:   The lid mended from several pieces; complete except for chips. The body complete, but cracked.
a) Pyxis: Low ring foot; convex body; lip flanged inside to receive lid; flange and lid pierced for tying. Two bands around bottom; zigzag; three bands; wide zone; panels separated each by a vertical band; in the panels alternating hatched maeander sections running left and hatched swastikas. Two bands; horizontal zigzags; two bands. On bottom: at center, eight-leaved flower, with herringbone veins in the leaves; around it a wide zone of cross-hatching between narrow bands, two inside, three outside.
b) Lid: Rather high convex lid, with very high spiked knob handle. Around edge, wide zigzag zone between three narrow bands inside and out. Linked dots, three narrow bands, wide band, two narrow bands, wide band, two narrow bands, wide band at base of handle. Entire handle covered with narrow bands except outer face of knob, which has zigzag.
Buff slip; black glaze, somewhat peeled.
ΠΕΡΙΓΡΑΦΗ:   Μεγάλη Γεωμετρική πυξίδα με κάλυμμα και υψηλή λαβή, που απολήγει σε κωνικό κομβίο. Στο σώμα φέρει πεδίο με κόσμημα μαιάνδρου και επάλληλες διακοσμητικές ταινίες. Στη βάση διακρίνεται φυτική διακόσμηση.
Context:   Grave 16.
Negatives:   Leica, 5-113, 5-158, 5-246, 5-275, 81-275, 82-82, 82-83, color slide
PD Number:   Ptg. 266, Ptg. 289
Dimensions:   Diam. 0.35; H. 0.315, (body) 0.107
Date:   19 March 1935
Section:   Β
Grid:   Β:32/ΙΒ-ΙΓ
Deposit:   G 12:17
Period:   Geometric
Bibliography:   Travlos (1971), fig. 15.
    Coldstream (1968), pl. 9h-j.
    AJA 44 (1940), p. 474, noted.
    Hesperia Suppl. 2 (1939), no. XVII 14, p. 80, fig. 54.
    Hesperia 5 (1936), p. 31, fig. 30.
    Agora VIII, no. 265.
References:   Publication: Agora VIII
Publication: Hesperia 5 (1936)
Publication: Hesperia Suppl. 2 (1939)
Publication Page: Agora 8, s. 75, p. 61
Publication Page: Agora 8, s. 130, p. 116
Drawing: DA 6745
Drawing: DA 10696
Images (20)
Deposit: G 12:17
Notebook: Β-8
Notebook Page: Β-8-94 (pp. 1566-1567)
Card: P 5062
Card: P 5062