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Phiale mesomphalos

Veined in form of lotus-leaf; deep gray incrustation; detachable gilt boss in center, surrounded by a conventional wreath pattern. From Pompeii.

Provenance

By 1878: Henry P. Kidder Collection (said to be from the excavations of Pompeii); gift of Henry P. Kidder to MFA, January 23, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Henry P. Kidder

Greek, Archaic Period, mid 6th century B.C.

Accession Number

78.16a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels