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Design in two friezes. In the top register soldiers march among date palms accompanied by a mounted rider and two chariots. One chariot is Assyrian in style and carries a bearded man with a conical hat who appears to be Assyrian. The other chariot appears Egyptian and carries a clean-shaven man...

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Provenance

By 1927: with Miss Mary Thacher; March 3, 1927: given to the MFA by Miss Mary Thacher in memory of her sister, Miss Martha Thacher, March 3, 1927

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Thacher in memory of her sister Miss Martha Thacher

Near Eastern, Levantine, Phoenician, Neo-Assyrian Period, 883–612 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.170

Medium or Technique

Gilded silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels