Date: ca. 5th–6th century A.D.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Dimensions: H. 5.2 x Diam. 21 cm, 572g (2 1/16 x 8 1/4 in.)
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1963
Accession Number: 63.152
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