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Has foot-rim and molded rings underneath. Green encrustation and rust (once contained strigil). The central boss was found separately and might not belong to this bowl. A bronze handle with ram's head terminal found in the sarcophagus probably belonged to the bowl.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); sarcophagus No. 102. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greco-Roman,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 503.

Dimensions

18.4cm (7 1/4in.)

Accession Number

84.82

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels