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Oval Cosmetic Box Lid with a Man Being Entertained by a Lyrist

A work made of gray schist.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of gray schist.

Date:

5th/6th century

Artist:

Pakistan
Ancient region of Gandhara

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Oval Cosmetic Box Lid with a Man Being Entertained by a Lyrist

Place

Gandhara (Object made in)

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401 CE–600 CE

Medium

Gray schist

Dimensions

11.4 × 8.9 cm (4 1/2 × 3 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by an anonymous donor

Reference Number

1995.265

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