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Pyxis with the Miracle of Christ’s Multiplication of the Loaves

Date: 6th century
Geography: Made in North Africa (box); Made in Spain (lid)
Culture: Byzantine
Medium: Ivory with polychromy
Dimensions: Overall (with lid): 3 1/2 x 4 3/8 x 5 1/2 in. (8.9 x 11.1 x 14 cm) Overall (without lid): 3 x 4 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. (7.6 x 10.8 x 13.3 cm) Top: 1/2 x 4 3/8 x 5 1/2 in. (1.3 x 11.1 x 14 cm)
Classification: Ivories
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number: 17.190.34

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