Phiale mesomphalos

Greek
Archaic Period
mid 6th century B.C.


Dimensions

(a) .171 D. x .032 H. / (b) .067 D. x .022 H.

Accession Number

78.16a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Veined in form of lotus-leaf; deep gray incrustation; detachable gilt boss in center, surrounded by a conventional wreath pattern. From Pompeii.

Provenance

By 1878: Henry P. Kidder Collection (said to be from the excavations of Pompeii); gift of Henry P. Kidder to MFA, January 23, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Henry P. Kidder