Box

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This box in turned ivory is said to have come from the tombs at Krech, South Russia.


object details
Category
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Box
  • Lid of a Box
Materials and Techniques
Brief Description
Box, turned ivory. Greco-Roman.
Physical Description
Box in ivory, the sides are plain and slightly concave. There is no necking; the circular lid rests on the top of the box and is of the full diameter.
Dimensions
  • Height: 1.188in
  • Of base diameter: 1.375in
Style
Summary
This box in turned ivory is said to have come from the tombs at Krech, South Russia.
Bibliographic References
  • Paris : Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres. XXVI. p. 99. 1923.
  • Minns, Ellis H. Scythians and Greeks. Cambridge University Press, 1913.
Collection
Accession Number
A.52PART/1-1926

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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