One of a group of three fragmentary silver bowls

Greek
Hellenistic Period
2nd century B.C.


Object Place: Iran

Accession Number

1983.145

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Substantial parts of two bowls and small elements of a few others (number indeterminate.) Concentric bands of incised and gilded ornament. In the central roundel of the best-preserved piece is a dolphin entwined around an anchor. The workshop was probably a coastal site in the East Mediterranean, perhaps near Antioch.

From Iran.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. Malekzadeh-Mokri Collection; gift of Mr. Malekzadeh-Mokri to MFA, February 9, 1983

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Malekzadeh-Mokri