Greek Corinthian pyxis with siren decorationG11
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.
Greek, Corinth, 6th Century BC
9.3 x 14 cms
Foot chipped, extensive surface wear to the upper body; lid lost
Ex. private collection, Cambridgeshire, UK; acquired mid to late 20th Century.