Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Small Round Box with Carving of a Female Bust

3rd–4th century(?)
Pakistan (ancient region of Gandhara)
Gold and lapis lazuli
Box: H. 3/4 in. (1 cm); Diam. 1 in. (2.5 cm) Bust: H. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm); W. 1/2 in. 91.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Samuel Eilenberg Collection, Bequest of Samuel Eilenberg, 1998
Accession Number:
Not on view
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