Pyxis Showing Scenes from the Story of Joseph
Byzantine, 6th century. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, W-8



Pyxis depicting story of Joseph.
6th c. Elephant ivory, H. 7.7 cm., Dia. 9.5 cm.
Ex-coll. of A. P. Vazilevskii in Paris; acquired in 1885.
Inv. no. GE [Omega] 8.
Pub.: Isk. Viz., vol. I, no. 183, p. 126.
Iskusstvo Vizantii v sobraniiakh SSSR. Katalog vystavki. 3 vols. (Moscow: Sovetskii khudozhnik, 1977)
Source: State Hermitage Museum :: Byzantium. washington.edu





Title: Pyxis with Joseph
Place of creation: Eastern Mediterranean
Date: 6th century
Material: Ivory
Technique: carved
Dimensions: Height 7.7; diameter 9.5 cm
Acquisition date: Entered the Hermitage in 1885; formerly in the A.P. Basilewski collection
Inventory Number: W-8
Subcollection: Byzantium
State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, W-8



See also Pyxis Showing Scenes from the Story of the Three Youths of Babylon, Byzantine, 6th century. State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, W-7
Other 6th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
Byzantine Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers





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