Decorated omphalos bowl
Near Eastern, Phoenecian
8th or 7th century B.C.
Legacy dimension: D: 18.0 cm x 3.0 cm deep
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Decorated omphalos bronze bowl. Decoration is hard to make out, but includes standing and seated figures, as well as flora.
1981: sold at Sotheby, New York, auction, December 9, 1981, lot no. 85; by 1985: New York private collection (published in Glenn Markoe, Phoenician Bronze and Silver Bowls from Cyprus and the Mediterranean [Berkeley, 1985], pp. 218-219, pls. 350-351; by 1994: with Emmanuel Tiliakos, Alexander Fine Art, Winchester, MA; 1994: purchased by the MFA from Alexander Fine Art.
(Accession date: March 23, 1994)
William Stevenson Smith Fund