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Circular bowl

ca. 3rd–7th century A.D.
Bronze (speculum)
H. 4 cm Diam. 18.6 cm
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1958
Accession Number:
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1958, purchased from Edward Safani, New York.

“The Royal Hunter: Art of the Sasanian Empire,” Asia House Gallery, New York, The Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1978.

van Zelst, Lambertus and Pieter Myers. 1974. "Technical Notes on Seven High-Tin Bronzes in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." Metropolitan Museum Journal 9, p. 151.

Harper, Prudence O. 1978. The Royal Hunter: Art of the Sasanian Empire. exh. cat. New York: The Asia Society, pp. 92-94, no. 33b.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1988. Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 300, no. 430.
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