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Attic Salt Cellar (Bowl) or Pyxis (Box) Bottom (?)


1 1/2 x 2 3/16 x 1/8 in. (3.8 x 5.5 x 0.3 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.281
Geography: Europe, Greece
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Unclassified Vessels
Culture/Nationality: Attic

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  • Attic - Style and culture of the region of Attica. For culture particular to the capital of Attica, Athens, use "Athenian."
  • pyxides - Relatively small, squat lidded boxlike vessels for holding cosmetics and toilet articles in ancient Greece. Generally cylindrical in shape. Often found in the graves of women and warriors.

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url= |title=Attic Salt Cellar (Bowl) or Pyxis (Box) Bottom (?) |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=3/23/2023 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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