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Silver phiale (libation bowl)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
East Greek
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm) diameter 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Bothmer Purchase Fund, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.11.13
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Offset lip, shallow omphalos, carination on shoulder and ninety-five chased tongues on the outside.
von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1981. "Notable Acquisitions 1980-1981." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 38: p. 12.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1981. "One Hundred Eleventh Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1980 through June 30, 1981." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 111: p. 37.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1984. "A Greek and Roman Treasury." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 42(1): no. 25, p. 27.

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