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Chalice Cover

Date:
7th–9th century
Culture:
Byzantine or Avar (?)
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Overall: 13/16 x 5 3/16 in. (2 x 13.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.1712b
Not on view
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Piguet-Panayotova, Dora. "The Gold and Silver Vessels from the Albanian Treasure in a New Light." Mitteilungen zur spätantiken Archäologie und byzantinischen Kunstgeschichte 3 (2002). pp. 49, 51, 54, fig. 16.

Holcomb, Melanie. "Ugly... but Important: The Albanian Hoard and the Making of the Archaeological Treasure in the Early Twentieth Century." Early Medieval Europe 16, no. 1 (February 2008).



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