Spherical Small Container (pyxis) with Representations of Christ, Virgin and two Archangels

Spherical small container (pyxis) with representations of Christ, Virgin and two archangels-3.jpg
Spherical small container (pyxis) with representations of Christ, Virgin and two archangels-3.jpg
Spherical small container (pyxis) with representations of Christ, Virgin and two archangels-2.jpg
Spherical small container (pyxis) with representations of Christ, Virgin and two archangels-1.jpg
5.00 (1 review)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue Boston Massachusetts 02115 US

Spherical Small Container (pyxis) with Representations of Christ, Virgin and two Archangels. Period: Early Byzantine, circa: 6th–7th century A.D. Dimensions: Height x diameter: 7 x 9 cm (2 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.).  Materials: Silver with gilding. This gilded silver pyxis of round kind was a container for antiques or scent made use of in Early Byzantine church ceremonies. The 4 figures created in repousse method reveal a bearded Christ offering a true blessing, the Virgin holding a symbol symbolic of her duties as Mother of God (Theotokos), as well as 2 angels worn lengthy sleeved chitons with segmenta on their shoulders and also hems. The cover is shed however could have had a dedicatory inscription.

The MFA is open 7 days a week. Monday and Tuesday 10 am–5 pm, Wednesday–Friday 10 am–10 pm, Saturday and Sunday 10 am–5 pm.

Boston in One Day Sightseeing Tour
5.0

enter image description here

Duration: 7 hours (approx.)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Price: 64.49
Join & Read More: https://www.partner.viator.com/en/62278/tours/Boston/Boston-in-One-Day-Sightseeing-Tour/d678-3978TOUR3

Experience the very best of Boston in one day on this fully narrated sightseeing tour of the area’s major sights. First, journey through the historic towns of Cambridge, Lexington and Concord to visit Cambridge Common, stand on the Lexington Battle Green, and follow the Battle Road Trail — the route that Paul Revere took and where the Minutemen fought for freedom against the British during the American Revolutionary War. Then, a two hour motorcoach tour of Boston to see sights including Beacon Hill, the West End, the Seaport District and the site of the Boston Massacre. You’ll also spend time at Faneuil Hall Marketplace (also known as Quincy Market) and the USS ‘Constitution.’
Meet in Downtown Boston in the morning or arrange for pickup from your hotel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing! Throughout your 7-hour tour, you’ll see the Boston area’s main must-see sights while learning some fascinating history from your expert guide.

Start with a drive by comfortable coach to neighboring Cambridge, where you’ll drive by the campuses of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University. See historic Harvard Yard before continuing on to the nearby town of Lexington, where you’ll stop to visit historic Cambridge Common and the Lexington Battle Green (formally Lexington Common), the site of the first shots of the American Revolutionary War. Your guide will entertain you with historical anecdotes as you obverse this US National Historic Landmark.

Read More: https://www.partner.viator.com/en/62278/tours/Boston/Boston-in-One-Day-Sightseeing-Tour/d678-3978TOUR3

Was this review helpful to you? Yes No
  • You must to post comments
Showing 1 result
Spherical small container (pyxis) with representations of Christ, Virgin and two archangels-3.jpg 2 months ago
  • You must to post comments
Spherical small container (pyxis) with representations of Christ, Virgin and two archangels-2.jpg 2 months ago
  • You must to post comments
Spherical small container (pyxis) with representations of Christ, Virgin and two archangels-1.jpg 2 months ago
  • You must to post comments
Showing 3 results
Rating
Featured/Unfeatured
Claimed/Unclaimed
Ring in openwork filigree, Early Byzantine Period (A.D. 550–650).jpg
5.00 (1 review)
Museum of Fine Arts - Outbound, Boston, MA, United States 0 km
Ring in openwork filigree, Period: Early Byzantine circa (A.D. 550–650). Materials: Gold. The MFA...
Double costmetic tube.jpg
5.00 (1 review)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 0 km
Double Costmetic Tube (balsamarium). Period: Early Byzantine, circa: 5th–6th century A.D. Dimensi...
Two peacocks mosaic.jpg
5.00 (1 review)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 0 km
Mosaic, Two Peacocks Perch on a Fountain, Period: Early Byzantine, circa: A.D. 450–462. The MFA i...
Relief with Achilles on Skyros-2.jpg
5.00 (1 review)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 0 km
Relief based on story of Achilles receiving his armor on the island of Skyros. Period: Early Byza...
Ring in openwork filigree.jpg
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 0 km
Ring in Openwork Filigree, Period: Early Byzantine Period, circa:  A.D. 550–650. Material: Gold. ...
Earrings with inlaid cross-shaped pendants.jpg
5.00 (1 review)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 0 km
Earrings with Inlaid Cross-Shaped Pendants, Period: Early Byzantine Period, circa: 7th century A....
Tremissis of Anastasius -1.jpg
5.00 (1 review)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 0 km
Tremissis of Anastasius I, Gold, Period: Early Byzantine, circa: A.D. 491–518. Mint: Constantinop...
Tremissis of Theodoric in the name of Anastasius-1.jpg
5.00 (1 review)
museum of fine arts boston 0 km
Tremissis of Theodoric in the name of Anastasius I, Period: Early Byzantine; circa: 491–518 A.D. ...
Tremissis of Justinian I-2.jpg
5.00 (1 review)
museum of fine arts boston 0 km
Tremissis of Justinian I, Period: Early Byzantine Period, circa: 552–565 A.D. , Minted in: Ravenn...
Solidus of Justinian I-1.jpg
5.00 (1 review)
Museum of Fine Arts Boston 0 km
Solidus of Justinian I, Period: Early Byzantine, circa: 552–565 A.D. Minted in: Ravenna, Material...
Solidus of Constans II-1.jpg
5.00 (1 review)
Museum of Fine Arts Boston 0 km
Solidus of Constans II, Period: Early Byzantine; circa: 661–663. Minted in: Constantinople, Mater...
Plate with a tigress attacking an ibex-1.jpg
5.00 (1 review)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 0 km
Plate with a Tigress Attacking an Ibex, Eastern Mediterranean, Material: Silver. Period: Early By...
Hexagonal jug with Christian symbols.jpg
5.00 (1 review)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 0 km
Hexagonal jug with Christian symbols, Material: Glass, mold-blown. Place of Manufacture: Jerusale...
Steelyard weight.jpg
5.00 (1 review)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 0 km
Steelyard weight in the form of a bust of an empress, Period: Early Byzantine Period, circa: 5th ...
Tapestry fragment Egyptian (Coptic).jpg
5.00 (1 review)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 0 km
Tapestry fragment Egyptian (Coptic), Period: Early Byzantine, circa: 5th-6th century A.D. Materia...
Head of a Female Saint.jpg
5.00 (1 review)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 0 km
Head of a Female Saint, Fresco transferred to panel, Period: Late Byzantine circa: 12th-14th cent...
Pair of Tapestry Woven Square Dress Ornaments.jpg
5.00 (1 review)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 0 km
Pair of Tapestry Woven Square Dress Ornaments. Egyptian (Coptic). Period: Early Byzantine, circa:...
Textile fragment.jpg
5.00 (1 review)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 0 km
Coptic Textile fragment, Period: Early Byzantine circa: 4th–6th century A.D. Object Place: Egypt....
Tapestry panel Head of a man.jpg
5.00 (1 review)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 0 km
Tapestry panel: Head of a man. Coptic, Egypt. Period: Early Byzantine circa: 4th-5th century A.D....
Chalice-1.jpg
5.00 (1 review)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 0 km
Silver Chalice, Period: Early Byzantine, circa: 6th century A.D. Dimensions: Height (max.): 18 cm...
Showing 1 - 20 of 25 results