Brass Pyxis Depicting Jesus' Return to Jerusalem

Illustration

Patrick Tinkham
by The Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 26 July 2018

Dating to the late 13th century CE, this brass pyxis depicts Jesus' return to Jerusalem, juxtaposed with standing figures (possibly saints). It is engraved, and decorated with silver. Measures 10.5 cm height and 10.3 cm in diameter. Weighs 394 grams. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

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