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Pyxis with Vine Scrolls and Birds

Date: 7th–8th century
Geography: Made in Syria (?)
Medium: Ivory and red, blue, and black paint; beechwood lid, painted and gilded, with rock crystal knob and gilt copper fittings, added later
Dimensions: H: 5 1/2 in. (14 cm); diam: 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm)
Classification: Ivories
Credit Line: Victoria and Albert Museum, London (136-1866)

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