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Near Eastern art
End of the 3rd – first half of the 2nd century B.C.
D : 15.4 cm
Complete and in good condition; some chips and concretions.
This cross, which can still be opened and closed, is composed of two bronze boxes that were molded and held by hinges. A thick suspension ring enabled the encolpion to be worn as a pendant.
A vessel known as an epichysis, which shows a jug with a squat body, a high slender neck ending in a pinched beak-spout tilted sharply upward, and a high raised handle that slightly protrudes from the spout.
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