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Reliquary Casket

Date: 6th century
Culture: Byzantine
Medium: Marble with traces of paint in modern incised decoration
Dimensions: Overall: 6 5/16 x 8 5/16 x 5 1/2 in. (16 x 21.1 x 14 cm) base only: 3 9/16 x 8 5/16 x 5 1/2 in. (9 x 21.1 x 14 cm) lid only: 2 15/16 x 8 1/16 x 5 7/16 in. (7.5 x 20.5 x 13.8 cm)
Classification: Sculpture-Stone
Credit Line: Gift of Blumka Gallery, in memory of Mrs. Barbara Paley, 1978
Accession Number: 1978.273a, b

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