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Pyxis fragment

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Fragments (joined) of pyxis with 5 compartments including circular central compartment. Hole for attaching lid. Crudely formed animals, birds, fish (or bird?) and leaves.

Provenance

From Syria.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Robert Emmanuel Hecht and Julia Kirk Hecht

Near Eastern, Anatolian, Neo-Hittite, 1000–701 B.C.

Object Place

Syria

Dimensions

Overall: 43 x 75cm (16 15/16 x 29 1/2in.)

Accession Number

62.961

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels