KTH2702 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic Corinthian Pyxis Lid) [permalink] [show more links]
In or from KTH Container
KTH Container 32, bag 2
Comment
KTHJJB
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Comparanda
Corinth XIII, p. 144, e.g. no. 49-i-2, pls. 73, 76, 78 (North Cemetery: C.W. Blegen, H. Palmer, and R.S. Young).
Description
Lid of small powder pyxis preserving part of outer edge of lid and part of outer wall of pyxis on the underside. Wall flares out slightly away from lid. On upper surface of low, conical lid an incised groove near the outer edge. Unglazed. 4th century BCE.
Fabric description
Very fine, soft clay with very few visible inclusions (small, subrounded, white). Unglazed.
Preservation comment
One sherd preserves ca. 25-30% of lid. Slight to moderate, somewhat extensive abrasion and pitting with chipping around edges; worn breaks; scattered specks of encrustation. Band of black staining (apparently not scorching?).
Preserved height
0.016
Estimated rim diameter
0.06
Belongs to Historical Period
Classical (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Drawing
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH2702 (Late Classical-Early Hellenistic Corinthian Pyxis Lid).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth2702>