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Footed cup with human busts in medallions

Period:
Kushano-Sasanian
Date:
ca. 3rd–4th century A.D.
Geography:
Bactria
Culture:
Kushano-Sasanian
Medium:
Silver, gilt
Dimensions:
Height with foot 2-5/16 in. (5.8 cm) Diam. rim 3.33 in. (8.5 cm) Height without foot 1.5 in. (3.5 cm) Weight 145.9 gm
Classification:
Metalwork-Vessels
Credit Line:
Purchase, Louis V. Bell Fund, 2000
Accession Number:
2000.503
Not on view
By 1999, on loan to the Museum (L.1999.87); acquired by the Museum in 2000, purchased from James Freeman, Kyoto.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 131 (Jul. 1,2000 - Jun. 30, 2001), p. 11.
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