Ivory pyxis by Unknown Artist

Cylindrical ivory box, carved in relief with a bear hunt and a pastoral scene.

Details

Medium:
Ivory
Art Fund grant:
£450 ( Total: £450)
Acquired in:
1924

May have been made in Alexandria.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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