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Reliquary Box With a Lid

Date:
2nd–3rd century(?)
Culture:
Pakistan (ancient region of Gandhara)
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
Diam. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Samuel Eilenberg Collection, Gift of Samuel Eilenberg, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.142.141a, b
Not on view
Samuel Eilenberg , New York (until 1987; donated to MMA)
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