Pyx, Container for Eucharist


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Artifact Identification Pyx, Container for Eucharist   (1930.03.0001)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
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  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Medieval, 13th century
Culture N/A
Location On Exhibitin the Europe exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 10.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 6.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.2 cm
Weight 216 g
Measuring Remarks Depth equals thickness.
Materials Metal--Bronze, Glass--Enamel
Manufacturing Processes Enamelled--Champlevé
Munsell Color Information moderate Blue (Hue 5 B P 4/6 ) -ns Moderate Bluish Green ( 5 B G 6/6) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

OBJECT IS GOLD AND BLUE. Decorated with etched angels and stylized floral designs.

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Archaeological Data N/A
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Reproduction no
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