Attic Pyxis

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Peter Roan
published on 17 May 2013

A red-figure Attic pyxis, 460-450 BCE. Pyxides were lidded boxes used for storing small items such as jewellery. This example depicts the birth of Aphrodite with Eros on the left. (Metropolitan -museum of Art, New York).

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