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Spoon

Date:
5th–6th century
Geography:
Made in Syria
Culture:
Byzantine
Medium:
Silver, niello
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 1/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 1/8 in. (23 x 4 x 2.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1965
Accession Number:
65.87
Not on view
Inscription: (in niello on upper face of square section)
[ Edward Safani Gallery, Archaeological Works of Art, Paris and New York(sold 1965)]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Patterns of Collecting," December 6, 1975–March 23, 1976.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Notable Acquisitions (Metropolitan Museum of Art) no. 1965/1975 (1975). p. 157.

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