Elaborately decorated with conventional ornament in repoussé; guilloche, volutes, etc. From Neandreia in the Troad.
By date unknown: Frank Calvert Collection; by 1901: purchased from Frank Calvert by E. P. Warren (in Warren's records is the following: Bought from Frank Calvert, who writes: "The golden plates are from the ancient city of Neandreia. They [MFA 01.8179-01.8181] were all found in one tomb."; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution