Lid from a pyxis
Near Eastern, Anatolian, Neo-Hittite
9th–8th century B.C.
Diameter lid: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Lid: circular with notches at bottom. Confronted ibexes on either side of stylized tree. Incised guilloche around circumference. Sides of lid decorated with rosettes in metopes all in relief.
By 1961: with Hesperia Art, Philadelphia, PA; 1961: purchased by the MFA from Hesperia Art.
(Accession Date: October 11, 1961)
John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund