BZ.1945.2, Capsa Lid

BZ.1945.2, Capsa Lid

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Early Byzantine, fifth–sixth century

Gold, 3.8 cm x 3.8 cm x 1.3 cm (1 1/2 in. x 1 1/2 in. x 1/2 in.)

Dumbarton Oaks acquired this capsa lid from the New York collector and dealer Jacob Hirsch through the gift of Robert Tannahill in 1945.