Round box with lid (pyxis)
Late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Overall (incl. cover): 5.8 x 5.4 cm (2 5/16 x 2 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Blue and white glass irregularly combined. Surface worn, cover slightly broken and repaired; a small piece missing from rim.
By 1899, with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Naples. 1899); 1899: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund