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Mark Cartwright
published on 05 January 2015

A black-figure tripod pyxis (lidded box) with scenes of an amazonomachy, Dionysos and Meaneads, and a woman driving a chariot. From the Kerameikos Athens, c 500 BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time author, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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Cartwright, M. (2015, January 05). Tripod Pyxis. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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