Agora Object: P 5063
Inventory Number:   P 5063
Section Number:   Β 1347
Title:   Pyxis with Lid
ΤΙΤΛΟΣ:   Πυξίδα με πώμα
Category:   Pottery
Description:   The lid mended from three pieces; the body from many.
a) Pyxis: Low ring foot. Convex side wall, the point of greatest circumference higher than the middle. Flanged; pierced for tying. Wide band around bottom; horizontal zigzag band with three narrow bands above and below; in wide zone, hatched maeander running left; horizontal zigzag between three bands above and below. Glazed red inside; at center of floor, in reserved circle, eight-armed cross surrounded by three reserved bands; wide reserved band, dotted; four reserved bands. Bottom: center, eight-armed cross surrounded by four bands, row of dots, four more bands.
b) Lid: Shallow convex lid with spiked knob handle (tip missing); around edge: three bands, row of dots, three bands, wide band, two bands, wide band at base of handle. Handle covered with bands except upper and outer faces of the knob which are dotted.
Fine creamy slip; dull black to red glaze, much peeled.
ΠΕΡΙΓΡΑΦΗ:   Γεωμετρική πυξίδα με κάλυμμα, με υψηλή λαβή, που καταλήγει σε κωνικό κομβίο. Στο σώμα φέρει ταινία με κόσμημα μαιάνδρου. Στη βάση διακρίνεται διακόσμηση από ομόκεντρους κύκλους και σειρές από μελανές στιγμές.
Context:   Grave 16.
Negatives:   Leica, 5-113, 5-158, 82-79, color slide
PD Number:   Ptg. 81, Ptg. 89, Ptg. 90
Dimensions:   Diam. (body) 0.227, (lid) 0.164; H. 0.185, (w/o knob) 0.11
Date:   19 March 1935
Section:   Β
Grid:   Β:32/ΙΒ-ΙΓ
Deposit:   G 12:17
Period:   Geometric
Bibliography:   Travlos (1971), fig. 15.
    AJA 44 (1940), p. 474, noted.
    Hesperia Suppl. 2 (1939), no. XVII 7, p. 80, fig. 54.
    Hesperia 5 (1936), p. 31, fig. 30.
    Agora VIII, no. 253.
References:   Publication: Agora VIII
Publication: Hesperia 5 (1936)
Publication: Hesperia Suppl. 2 (1939)
Publication Page: Agora 8, s. 74, p. 60
Publication Page: Agora 8, s. 130, p. 116
Drawing: DA 10607
Drawing: DA 10610
Drawing: DA 10611
Images (46)
Deposit: G 12:17
Notebook: Β-8
Notebook Page: Β-8-94 (pp. 1566-1567)
Card: P 5063
Card: P 5063