Exhibitions/ Art Object

Lobed bowl

ca. 6th–7th century A.D.
Central Asia or Iran
Silver-gilt, niello inlay
9.49 x 4.25 x 2.2 in. (24.1 x 10.8 x 5.59 cm)
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1992
Accession Number:
Not on view

“Glimpses of the Silk Road: Central Asia in the First Millennium.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, August 5, 2002–December 31, 2010.

Harper, Prudence O. 2002. "A Gilded Silver Vessel: Iran and Byzantium in the Sixth and Seventh Centuries AD." In Of Pots and Plans: Papers on the Archaeology and History of Mesopotamia and Syria presented to David Oates in Honour of his 75th Birthday, edited by L. Al-Gailani Werr et al. London: Nabu Publications, pp. 113-127.
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