ROMAN BONE PYXIS WITH LID

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ROMAN BONE PYXIS WITH LID

Cylinder-shaped pyxis with relief decoration of a winged, cuirassed and helmeted soldier holding round shield and running to the left, looking back, his head and one leg are carved in profile, his body ‘en face’; on each side of him a relief pattern of voluted scallop standing and hanging, as well as a voluted palmet and hanging; convex lid on top

Ex coll. G.S., UK, 2000
H. 7 cm. Lid stuck, otherwise intact

3rd- – 4th cent. AD

 2.250

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