Definition of Pyxides

1. Noun. (plural of pyxis) ¹



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Definition of Pyxides

1. pyxis [n] - See also: pyxis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyxides

pythonic
pythonid
pythonids
pythonism
pythonist
pythonists
pythonlike
pythons
pyuria
pyurias
pyx
pyx chest
pyxed
pyxes
pyxidate
pyxides (current term)
pyxidia
pyxidium
pyxie
pyxies
pyxing
pyxis
pyæmia
pyæmic
pyæmiæ
pzazz
pzazzes
pœcilo-
pœcilogony
pœnal

Literary usage of Pyxides

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1. The Pottery of Lerna IV by Jeremy B. Rutter (1995)
"pyxides (Form XVIII): type 1 [both] 1 Form: The basic form is a small to medium-sized dosed vessel having a distinct and relatively narrow neck placed ..."

2. The Greek Coins by John H. Kroll (1993)
"pyxides (Form XVIII): type 1 [both] .Fora.- The basic form is a small to medium-sized closed vessel having a distinct and relatively narrow neck placed ..."

3. The Potters' Quarter: The Pottery by Agnes Newhall Stillwell, J. L. Benson (1984)
"... cups and kraters 5 Late Geometric: kraters 6 Late Geometric: pyxides, ... -pyxides and kraters 9 Early Proto-Corinthian: kraters and ..."

4. Hellenistic Pottery: Athenian and Imported Wheelmade Table Ware and Related by Susan I. Rotroff (1997)
"Indeed, pyxides provide some of the finest examples of Attic West Slope ... Black-glazed Type B pyxides were always rare, but occasional examples are ..."

5. The Architecture, Stratification, and Pottery of Lerna III by Martha Heath Wiencke (2000)
"The patterned pyxides are thus (irmly assignable to Undeveloped EG II stage, and the mainland examples may indeed have been imported from the ..."

6. The Neolithic and Bronze Ages by Sara Anderson Immerwahr (1971)
"Whether these duck vases should really be assigned to a later period than the late pyxides 253—255 is not absolutely clear ; however, ..."

7. Archaeology of Houses and Households in Ancient Creteby Kevin Glowacki, Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan by Kevin Glowacki, Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan (2008)
"The chests seem to have been replaced with horse pyxides, which are common in young female graves, less so in those of older women (Fig. 9.11).48 In fact, ..."

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