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Bronze phiale (libation bowl)

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
1 3/8 × 6 1/4 in. (3.5 × 15.9 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.11.7
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The flatter bowl and the ornament around the omphalos (navel) of the phiale identify it as a Greek reinterpretation of an originally Near Eastern object.
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