Pyxis

  • Collection Number Ζ0300
  • Date 1st century AD
    1 a.D. - 100 a.D.
  • Description Pear-shaped pyxis with slightly concave base and short neck. A thin thread of glass has been added on the base of the neck. The pyxis was a small-size vessel with a lid, which was used as a receptacle for cosmetics or jewellery.
  • Culture Cypriot
  • Period Roman period
  • Material glass
  • Dimensions H: 8.7 cm / BD: 4 cm / RD: 5.6 cm / D: 7.5 cm
  • Exhbition Gallery 3rd floor / Cypriot Art
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