Pyxis Lid


From: Turkey (Country) | Samsoun

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 48-2-299B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Turkey (Country) | Samsoun
Period Roman Period
Section Mediterranean
Materials Silver

Portion of the side of pyxis is broken out. Cylindrical container outside is decorated by an incised leaf pattern set between incised horizontal bands. Bottom is slightly indented and decorated with two tiny concentric ridges. Conical lid is also decorated with circular band. Handle is a piece of wire looped in a circle and set through a hole in center.

Thickness 1 cm
Outside Diameter 5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number 9 - Collector Number | L-2-284 - Old Loan Number

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