an oil or wine jar, characterized by an ellipsoidal body and a short, flanged spout from which a thin handle extends in an arc to join the back of the jar.
The pyxis was used by women at their toilet, and the lekythos, alabastron and askos for oil and unguents.
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Both the askos and stamnos are frequently painted with red figures.
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