pyxis

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fruit of such plants as the plantain

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a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Puppis and Antlia

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a small box used by ancient Greeks to hold medicines

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The presence of the pyxides enables Randsborg legitimately to make classical connexions.
4 These forms include rounded and straight-sided bowls, carinated bowls, droop-handled bowls, folded bowls, chalices, kraters, juglets, jugs, strainer jugs, jars, storage jars and pithoi, amphoriskoi, goblets, pilgrim flasks, pyxides, cooking pots, lamps, cup-and-saucers, ring stands, drain pipes, unusual forms, and miscellaneous sherds.