Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bronze handle of a bowl or basin

Period:
Archaic
Date:
late 6th–early 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Other: 6 3/16 in. (15.7 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henri Seyrig, 1946
Accession Number:
46.12
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
The handle would have been attached to the kind of bowl that is depicted in the representation of Theseus killing Skiron (41.162.101).
Said to be from Dodona

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 68, 209, pl. 49g, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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