Greek Corinthian pyxis with siren decoration

G11

£200.00

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A buff pottery squat globular pyxis with painted and incised decoration. The upper body retains traces of a frieze of human-headed birds (sirens) with out-stretched wings.

Culture
Greek, Corinth, 6th Century BC

Size
9.3 x 14 cms

Condition
Foot chipped, extensive surface wear to the upper body; lid lost

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Cambridgeshire, UK; acquired mid to late 20th Century.

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