Category:Pyxides

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  • English: A pyxis (plural pyxides) is a type of container, usually a round box with a separate lid, probably used by women to hold cosmetics, trinkets or jewelery. Surviving pyxides are mostly ancient Greek pottery or glass or ivory or metal or other material, from later periods.
  • Italiano: Con il termine pyxis (ΠΥΞΙΣ, plurale pyxides), in italiano pìsside, si indica una piccola scatola cilindrica in ceramica, dotata di coperchio, con un diametro medio di 10 cm, che veniva utilizzata nella Grecia antica per contenere profumi, gioielli o unguenti medicinali.
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cylindrical box from the classical world
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See also: Category:Pyxes

Subcategories

This category has the following 14 subcategories, out of 14 total.

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Media in category "Pyxides"

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