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Reliquary with Contents

Date:
2nd–3rd century
Culture:
Pakistan (ancient region of Gandhara)
Medium:
Schist with objects of silver and copper
Dimensions:
(a, b) reliquary with lid): H. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); W. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm); D. 3 in. (7.6 cm) a) reliquary lid: H. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm); W. 3 in. (7.6 cm); D. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm) b) reliquary box: H. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); W. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm); D. 3 in. (7.6 cm) (c, d) round bronze box with lid): H. 1/2 in. (1.3 cm); Diam. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm) c) bronze lid: H. 1/8 in. (0.3 cm); Diam. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm) d) bronze box: H. 7/16 in. (1.1 cm); Diam. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm) e) coin 1: H. 3/16 in. (0.5 cm); Diam. 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm) f) coin 2: H. 1/8 in. (0.3 cm); Diam. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin N. Haas, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.412.3a–f
Not on view
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