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Culture Roman
Title Seal Box
Date 100–300 CE
Medium Bronze and enamel
Dimensions Overall: 1 5/8 x 1 x 11/16 in. (4.1 x 2.5 x 1.7 cm)
Credit Line Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University
Accession Number 85.5.2

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1985, Indiana University Art Museum purchase from Michael Ward, Inc., New York, NY [1]

probably 1984–1985, with Michael Ward, Inc., New York, NY [2]


[1] Michael L. Ward (b. 1943) was an antiquities dealer, maintaining a gallery in New York (NY) from 1982 to 2010.

[2] Michael Ward states on December 4, 1984 (letter in curatorial file) that he acquired this seal box recently.

Provenance research is ongoing for this and many other items in the Eskenazi Museum of Art permanent collection. For more information about the provenance of this artwork, please contact the department curator with specific questions.

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"Seal Box | Collections Online." Collections Online. Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University, 2024.