Overall: 8 3/4 × 6 5/16 in., 12.2oz. (22.2 × 16 cm, 346g)
Diam. of foot: 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
Diam. of knop: 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Capacity of cup: 1700 ml
Purchase, Rogers Fund and Henry J. and Drue E. Heinz Foundation, Norbert Schimmel, and Lila Acheson Wallace Gifts, 1986
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 300
With a youthful Christ with a cruciform halo, a long-haired Saint John the Forerunner, the Virgin Mary in orant pose, and a saint holding a Gospel book
Inscribed in Greek: Of Saint John of the village of Attarouthis 1986.3.8
Chalices were used for offering the Eucharistic wine to the entire congregation during the Divine Liturgy.
Inscription: [in Greek:] Of [ the Church of ] Saint John of the village of Attarouthi
From Attarouthi, Syria; [ Elias Bustros, Beirut (by 1940)]; [ Sleiman Abou Taam, Beirut and Switzerland (1965–1986)]
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