Tripod Pyxis


Mark Cartwright
published on 05 January 2015
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A black-figure tripod pyxis (lidded box) with scenes of an amazonomachy, Dionysos and Meaneads, and a woman driving a chariot. From the Kerameikos Athens, c 500 BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2015, January 05). Tripod Pyxis. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Tripod Pyxis." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 05, 2015.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Tripod Pyxis." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 05 Jan 2015. Web. 31 Oct 2020.

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