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Cosmetic case

Cosmetic case

  • Place of origin:

    Greece (possibly, made)
    Italy (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    2nd century BC-1st century BC (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold

  • Museum number:

    8801:1,2-1863

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold cosmetic case with lid, decorated with corded bands.

Place of Origin

Greece (possibly, made)
Italy (possibly, made)

Date

2nd century BC-1st century BC (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold

Dimensions

Height: 4.1 cm, Depth: 2 cm

Object history note

Webb Collection.

Descriptive line

Cosmetic case, gold, decorated with corded bands, possibly Greece (Greco-Roman), 2nd-1st century BC

Categories

Personal accessories; Containers; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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