Decorated omphalos bowl

Near Eastern, Phoenecian
Phoenecian
8th or 7th century B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D: 18.0 cm x 3.0 cm deep

Accession Number

1994.49

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Decorated omphalos bronze bowl. Decoration is hard to make out, but includes standing and seated figures, as well as flora.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

William Stevenson Smith Fund