Object: Box

Box
Original iron and bronze fittings and wood reconstruction
House of Julius Polybius, Pompeii
Only the metal fittings survived, but from other items found nearby, we know that this was a chest for storing medications and medical instruments.
SAP No: 22297
Where was this found?
Relation to Daily Life in Pompeii

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