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Pyxis (Cylindrical Container)

Object Name: Pyxis
Date: late 11th–early 12th century
Geography: Syria
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Stonepaste; luster-painted on incised, opaque white glaze
Dimensions: Bowl: H. 8 in. (20.3 cm) Diam. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm) Lid: H. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm) Diam. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm) Wt. 8.5 oz. (241 g)
Classification: Ceramics
Credit Line: Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, Harvey and Elizabeth Plotnick Gift, and Louis E. and Theresa S. Seley Purchase Fund for Islamic Art, 1998
Accession Number: 1998.298a, b

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