One of a group of three fragmentary silver bowls
2nd century B.C.
Object Place: Iran
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
By date unknown: Mr. Malekzadeh-Mokri Collection; gift of Mr. Malekzadeh-Mokri to MFA, February 9, 1983
Gift of Mr. Malekzadeh-Mokri