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Bowl with Floral Decoration

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
The Persian conquest of Egypt in 525 B.C.E. led to a vogue for metalwork in the Persian style, such as these animal-shaped handles and fluted bowls with floral decorations on the base. All of these objects were discovered in Egypt; the silver pieces were discovered together with a large number of objects as an offering at a temple of a foreign goddess.
MEDIUM Bronze, tin
DATES 525-404 B.C.E.
DYNASTY XXVII Dynasty
PERIOD Persian Period
DIMENSIONS 2 15/16 x Diam. 7/16 in. (7.5 x 13.8 cm) Weight: 349.8 grams  (show scale)
ACCESSION NUMBER 37.1538E
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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