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Reliquary Casket with Scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Thomas Becket

Date: ca. 1173–80
Culture: British
Medium: Silver, partial gilt, niello, garnet cabochon
Dimensions: 2 3/16 x 2 3/4 x 1 7/8 in. (5.5 x 7 x 4.7 cm) Other (interior cavity overall): 1 5/16 × 2 9/16 × 1 7/16 in. (3.4 × 6.5 × 3.7 cm)
Classification: Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number: 17.190.520

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