Pyxis or small jar

Byzantine or Islamic


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 500.

Dimensions

Height: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.1706

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This is evidently a pair with object 65.1705, but the bottom is concave, and there are no traces of handles. Brownish, green patina with encrustation.

Provenance

By date unknown: Richard R. Wagner Collection (acquired in Istanbul); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, December 8, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner