This handsome, fluted bronze bowl with a central omphalos is a fine example of Phrygian metal work of the 6th century BC. This period saw an efflourescence of such works throughout the Near East, and the Phrygian examples are among the best.
1971, gift of Richard R. Wagner (b. 1907 - d. 2002), West Barnstable, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 8, 1971)
Gift of Richard R. Wagner