Cretan Hellenistic glass pyxisG314
A rare heavy green glass pyxis with cylindrical sides and wide base. The underside of the base is decorated with three engraved concentric circles.
Hellenistic, probably from Crete, 2nd Century BC
3.9 x 11.2 cms
Lid lost; some chips and ancient stress cracks around the foot
Ex. private collection, Paris, France; acquired mid to late 20th Century.