Type C pyxis
A pyxis characterized by its low concave walls which have a wider flaring lip and base. It rests on a low, slightly recessed foot, and is covered with a dome-shaped lid. This type of pyxis enjoys its greatest popularity from the late fifth century to the fourth century. Term: The ancient Greek word pyxis is used to describe a box made of boxwood, which was used by physicians for holding their drugs.